Hancock County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
Collection — Folder S413
Collection — Folder S1512
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade", which included the 19th Indiana Regiment.
Collection — Folder SP023
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Crawford and Dawson families in Indiana ranging from circa 1890s to 1910s, depicting portraits of children, young adults, and family groups, and snapsnots of family members, which include a couple of American soliders, probably around World War I.
Dates: circa 1890-1910s
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains 38 land deeds ranging from 1849 to 1943 for property in Hancock County and Marion County, Indiana owned by the Hanna, McCord, and Pickle families. Other names found on the land deeds include Howell, McConnell, Witham, Crumbaugh, Emery, Hiday, Apple, Crosley, Smith, Dobbins, Rock, Yates, Potts, Barr, Robb, Cooper, Pentecost, and the Oakland Gas and Oil Company. Other items in the collection include an abstract of title prepared for Enoch Walter McCord on...
Collection — Folder S1864
Scope and Contents This collection includes a "Bickmore's Farm Account Book" containing records ranging from 1916 to 1917 of a farm located in Hancock County, Indiana. The account book records information regarding the breeding of farm animals, work done and payment made for farm labor, doctor fees, and other farm expenses. Also part of the collection is a "High Value Composition Book," purchased from Brewster's O.K. Drugstore in Fortville, Indiana, and used to record the farm accounts in 1922. A large number of...
Collection — Folder S019
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of general store records during the years 1826-1866, including a general account book from the township of South Middleton, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania during 1826-1830; a register of the wives and children of Union soldiers from Brandywine Township, Hancock County, Indiana and accounts of the goods provided for themduring the American Civil War from 1861 to 1864; and a report from the trustee of Brandywine Township to the county commissioners from 1859...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items from Opal Murphy in Hancock County, Indiana ranging from 1946 to 1974 regarding the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association.
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews with hostesses at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in Greenfield, Indiana, including Lucinda Jean Arthur, Charlotte Barnett, Elizabeth Gappen, Edna Jacobs, Dorothy June WIlliams, and Ruth Williamson. Interviews were conducted by local teacher Carol Cummings during June-July 1987.
Dates: 1987 June-July