Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0791
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an essay about William Bratton, a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and later resident of Waynetown, Indiana, written by his great-granddaughter, Maud Bratton Chesterson, and read at the Daughters of 1812 meeting at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1931. The research for Mrs. Chesterson's article was done by Anna Kruger and the collection contains photocopies of Anna's essay on William Bratton (ca. 1930s) as well as her essay on the history of...
Collection — Folder S1105
Scope and Contents This article is entitled: "Freak Legilsation Enacted in Earnest with Fifty National, State, Territorial, and Colonial Lawmaking Bodies Active, It Is No Wonder the Output Is Peculiar." The headings include: "Getting After Long Hat Pins," "Penalizing the Hobble-Skirt," "Gossip and Flirting Tabooed," "Good Bills Which Sound Foolish," "A Fine for the Newly-Weds," and "His Sanity Was Questioned" (Brooklyn Congressman introduced a bill to completely reorganize the U.S. government). The printed...
Collection — Folder S938
Collection — Folder B082
Collection — Folder S926
Collection — Folder S940
Collection — Folder S1122
Scope and Contents This 14-page manuscript was typed by Bessie Keeraan Roberts, 1012 Loree Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1940. She copied articles from the Fort Wayne Sentinel for 1902 about the old Wabash and Erie Canal and life in the early days of Fort Wayne, as her grandfather, Alex C. Comparet (1828-1921), remembered. One section is about the old fort, "on a high embankment of the Maumee overlooking the Indians across the river..."In the section entitled "Famous Boats," Mr. Comparet wrote: "The...
Collection — Folder S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1910
Collection — Folder S1419
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The first item is a copy of the November 1971 issue of Indiana History Bulletin with Remley Herr's article entitled "A Hoosier Horse Thief," about Bob Green. The second item is an 8-page, handwritten paper by Clifford Willett about that article as well as his remembrances of the real story.According to Mr. Herr, Bob Green was a model citizen until May 29, 1908 when he was arrested for horse stealing. The National Horse Thief Association, which...
File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection comprises materials from the Indiana Federation of Public School Teachers ranging from 1930 to 1950, concerning the organization's activities and policies, including a 1936-1937 handbook, periodicals, reports, salary lists, proposed resolutions, and booklets.