Centennial celebrations, etc
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP011
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from different photographers in Indiana, including Gates Studio in Vincennes and Stiles in New Whiteland, ranging from 1964 to 1966, depicting events such as presentations of different items intended to commemorate the Indiana sesquicentennial to Governor Rober D. Branigin, a plaque for the Pioneer Steel furnace, and the logos and commemorative coins created for the anniversary.
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.
Scope and Contents This collection includes mimeographed, typed minutes; typed or autographed, signed letters; photographs; brochures; parade float number placards; and financial reports from the Indianapolis Centennial Commission and various vendors in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere from November 17, 1919 to July 3, 1920 regarding the planning, organization, supplies needed and finances of the six-day celebration planned by the Indianapolis Centennial Commission.
Collection — Folder S2229
Scope and Contents This collection contains the record book of the Indianapolis Centennial Committee kept by the committee's secretary, Julia Belle Tutwiler. The volume contains the handwritten meeting minutes of the committee from November 17, 1919 to May 5, 1920 and lists of members who served on various subcommittees.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection comprises an invitation plaque from Governor Ross Barnett of Mississippi circa June 24, 1961 to Indiana Governor Matthew E. Welsh and the people of Indiana to visit Mississippi for the U.S. Civil War centennial during 1961-1965. The plaque has Barnett's signature, the Mississippi state seal, a photograph of the Indiana Monument in Vicksburg National Military Park with an illustration representing the park.
Dates: circa 1961/06/24
Collection — Folder 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...
Dates: 1821, 1969
Collection — Folder 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.
Dates: circa 1920s
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Folder SP107
Scope and Contents This collection contains black-and-white photographs taken by Foster Photos of the Monon Railroad centennial on July 30, 1947, which included a parade and ride on the Monon railroad to New Albany, Indiana.