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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Anna E. Kruger papers

 Collection — Folder S0791
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1931-1965

Arthur B. Reeve collection

 Collection — Folder S1105
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1911

Arthur S. Mellinger collection

 Collection — Folder S938
Identifier: S0938
Scope and Contents The collection contains typed speeches and an article written by Arthur S. Mellinger, ranging from 1935 to 1941.
Dates: 1935-1941

"Association progress" by H. C. Scearce article

 Collection — Folder B082
Identifier: B082
Scope and Contents This collection contains one article by H. C. Scearce of Mooresville, Indiana entitled "Association progress" about the lumber industry on February 13, 1915.
Dates: 1915/02/13

Carter H. Manny collection

 Collection — Folder S926
Identifier: S0926
Scope and Contents The collection contains a typed articled "Hoosier Slide," written by Carter H. Manny.
Dates: circa 1960

Clarence Merk Jr. and Ed Runden collection

 Collection — Folder S940
Identifier: S0940
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photostat article titled "The White Caps of Harrison County." The article was written December 16, 1971 by Clarence Merk Jr. and Ed Runden.
Dates: 1971/12/16

Clyde Protsman papers

Identifier: S3502
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems and newspaper articles, lists of poetry awards, 3 scrapbooks, and correspondence from fans and publishers in the United States from Clyde R. Protsman in Indiana and the United States, ranging from 1928 to 1974, regarding his career and works, awards, and current events. There is also a copy of Margaret E. Bruner's In Thoughtful Mood.
Dates: 1928-1974

Comparet family collection

 Collection — Folder S1122
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1828-1940

Frank C. Stewart essay

 Collection — Folder S1252
Identifier: 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

Horse Thief Protection Association collection

 Collection — Folder S1419
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1971-1972