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Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Account book

 Collection — Folder S1482
Identifier: S1482
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an account book for the years 1884-1886. The account book lists all of the household purchases made including items such as food, clothing, shoes, and incidental expenses.

Albert E. Hise collection

 Collection — Folder S1888
Identifier: S1888
Scope and Contents This collection includes a hand-written journal and photograph of the journal's author, John Hise. The journal begins in April 1854, although there are short summaries of the months January, February and March. It's final entry is on January 1, 1860. There are entires for nearly every day, beginning with a description of the day's weather. Typically, entries describe work done, supplies purchased, trips to town and products sold in town or to other residents of the area. Often the entires...

Benedict C. Birchler oral history transcript

 Collection
Identifier: OH038
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his...

David Hutchinson papers

 Collection — Folder S707
Identifier: S0707
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from David Hutchinson, official documents of affirmation from A. G. Smith and M. M. Daily , court documents, official documents from Oliver P. Morton, official document from United States Army offices, a will, a typed transcript of a letter by S. Aug. Arnold, and a diploma in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1836 to 1896 regarding professional accreditations, military service, pension and family and business...

Ellen Izor postcard collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1872
Scope and Contents This collection includes postcards collected or received by Ellen Izor in Indianapolis, Indiana between 1910-1939.

Enoch Richard Steen diary

 Collection — Folder S1244
Identifier: S1244
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 62-page, typed transcript of the diary of Enoch Richard Steen from 1865, concerning his hobbies and social activities, farm work, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and experiences in Montana around Virginia City and Helena during the gold rush era.

Florence Buschmann diary

 Collection — Folder S3051
Identifier: S3051
Scope and Contents The collection contains Florence Buschmann’s diary from 1913, discussing her social activities in Indianapolis. Also included is a photocopy of the June 10, 1914 graduating exercises of the Benjamin Harrison School.

Gary Public Library oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH023
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of interviews and audio recordings from the Gary Public Library about the early days of Gary, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1970. Eight of the folders contain items that were part of a series titled "Gary Public Library presents Living Voices of the Pinoeers," many of which were broadcast on the radio for the Gary "Golden Jubliee" in 1956. There is also a recording from a Lion Club of Gary banquet in honor of Al Greene.

George Fitzhugh papers

 Collection — Folder S468
Identifier: S0468
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of autographed diary entries from George Fitzhugh in Madison, Indiana ranging from 1832 to 1848 regarding family, business and military matters.

George W. Gorman papers

 Collection — Folder S528
Identifier: S0528
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of and original autographed, signed letters from George W. and Mary A. Gorman in Owensville, Indiana, Camp Wickliffe, Kentucky and Lexington, Kentucky from the circa 1860s regarding family matters and the Civil War.