Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Dorothy Gardner oral history
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript and 2 reel-to-reel audiotapes from 3 interviews with Dorothy Gardner, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library, on August 19, 1974 and February 16-17, 1977. Gardner discusses her experiences with the Indiana Woman’s Prison, as well as the changes she made to the prison and her various roles in the state government. She also discussed her family, mainly her children and grandchildren, visiting her at the prison.
Dates: 1974/08/19; 1977/02/16; 1977/02/17
Indiana Industrial School for Girls photograph album
Collection — Box P078
Scope and Contents This collection comrpises a photograph album from the Indiana Industrial School for Girls in Indianapolis, Indiana circa 1907, regarding the institution, its inmates and staff, and the building and its various rooms.
Dates: circa 1907
Indiana state prisons photograph collection
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs, most likely from the Indiana Department of Correction, in Indiana ranging from circa 1930 to circa 1955, regarding buildings, facilities, prisoners, corrections staff and administration, and prison life in Indiana State Prison in Michigan City; Indiana Reformatory in Jeffersonville; Indiana State Farm in Putnam County; Indiana Women's Prison in Indianapolis; and unidentified prisons. Most of the photographs appear to have come from a...
Dates: circa 1930-1955
Indiana Women's Prison photographs
Collection — Folder SP077
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of the Indiana Women's Prison in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1961 regarding its buildings, grounds, and staff, as well as the inmates and their activities. The bulk of the staff photographs were taken in January 1935, while most of the building and interior views are from the early 1900s, 1935, and 1958.
Dates: circa 1900-1961
Oral history collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Oral history collection