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Centennial celebrations, etc

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Commemorative wooden nickels and Confederate bill facsimile

 Collection — Folder S2228
Identifier: S2228
Scope and Contents This collection includes three "wooden nickel" certificates created to commemorate the Wabash County, Indiana Centennial (1935) and the Decatur, Indiana Centennial (1936). The collection also contains a facsimile of a five hundred dollar Confederate note memento from the Civil War Centennial Exhibit held at the L.S. Ayres & Company auditorium in Indianapolis from April 11 to April 22, 1961.

Erma Cox papers

 Collection — Folder S304
Identifier: S0304
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, typed and autographed documents from Erma Cox, Celetina Phelps and others in Martinsville, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 1959 regarding Martinsville, Morgan County and United States history and poetry.

George S. Cottman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L039
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.

Hendricks County, Indiana clippings

 Collection — Folder S1889
Identifier: S1889
Scope and Contents This collection includes twelve newspaper and photocopied clippings in the collection, dating from 1957-1966 from various Hendricks County newspapers. Six of the clippings concern school personnel and the history of schools in the county. Three clippings profile local personalities. One focuses on the subject of a dangerous bridge in the county. Another spotlights the centennial celebration in Amo, Indiana; and one explains how a caved-in roof from heavy snow brought about the building of the...

Indiana Historical Commission letter

 Collection — Folder S1570
Identifier: S1570
Scope and Contents This collection contains a form letter sent by the Walter C. Woodward and and Lucy M. Elliott of the Indiana Historical Commission in 1921, inviting "centennial workers" to a reunion lunch in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 10, 1921.

Indiana World War I Centennial Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: L298
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of the Indiana World War I Centennial Committee created from 2016 to 2018. This includes proclamations, meeting agendas, certificates, meeting minutes, event programs, event endorsements, and other miscellaneous materials.

J. M. Prendergast collection

 Collection — Folder S1077
Identifier: S1077
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Sarah M. Prentiss of Hindostan, Indiana to a Boston attorney, William D. Sohier, dated February 6, 1821, requesting him to represent her interests in the settlement of an estate, as well a copy of a two-page legal document transfering power of attorney. There is also a short history of Hindostan, Indiana and its devastating cholera epidemic, in addition to items from the Western Electric Company centennial in 1969, which include a history of the...

John Kennedy Gowdy papers

 Collection — Folder S531
Identifier: S0531
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typewritten document excerpted, with some additions, from the "Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana" in 1921 regarding the life of John Kennedy Gowdy.

Loogootee town model collection

 Collection — Oversize OBC063
Identifier: OBC063
Scope and Contents This collection includes three mounted images of Loogootee, Indiana from 1953 regarding a model of the town as it looked at its founding in 1853 for its centennial. One panel is a historic photograph of Loogootee.

Sherman Minton and Austin A. Cole letter and photograph

 Collection — Folder S0983
Identifier: S0983
Scope and Contents This collection includes a May 29, 1954 letter written by United States Supreme Court Justice Sherman Minton and sent to Dr. Austin A. Cole, principal of New Albany High School in New Albany, Indiana. In the letter, Minton thanks Cole for inviting him to the school's centennial celebration and states that it was "one of the happiest experience of my life." The collection also includes a photograph of Minton and Cole holding a portrait of Minton that was presented to the school by the school's...