Centennial celebrations, etc
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes programs, pamphlets, and other items collected by Nancy Johnson from events she attended and from the Indiana Statehouse Tour Office where her husband Jim volunteered, ranging from 1983 to 2020 and undated. Most of the events, which included government swearing-in and award ceremonies, services, conferences, meetings, and celebrations for historic events and holidays, took place at the Indiana Statehouse. There are also materials about the Indiana Supreme Court and...
Dates: 1983-2020, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and film negatives from Otis R. Bowen in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1945 to 1980, mainly regarding his time as governor of Indiana. The images depict him fulfilling his executive duties, including swearing in ceremonies for judicial and political appointees, the presentation of awards and proclamations, bill signings, and dedications of highways, buildings, and institutions. Other photographs show award ceremonies, Republican Party functions, and...
Collection — Folder S2241
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the program for the Posey County Water Pageant that took place in September 1916 to celebrate Indiana's centennial. The front cover of the program has the handwritten name and address of Dr. Numa N. Williams, a participant of the pageant. His daughter, Catherine, later added a few notations in pencil. The program was in an envelope with a May 1966 postmark from Fort Wayne and addressed to a Mr. and Mrs. Donald Carmony of Bloomington, Indiana. The return...
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder S2353
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of essays written about the early history of South Whitley and Cleveland Township of Whitley County, Indiana and compiled for South Whitley's centennial celebration in 1937. The history includes photocopies of an essay about Collamer, another small community in Cleveland Township; a typewritten transcription of "Time Out-Witted," an article regarding the “quarti-centennial” reunion of the members of the old Springfield Academy printed in a South Whitley...
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters and photocopies from various Teter family members and others; military records; obituaries; newspaper clippings; stamps; currency; a Civil War diary; medals; an Indiana centennial medal; coins; paper currency; a lock of human hair; cross-stitch pictures; and a leather wallet ranging from circa 1847 to 1988 regarding Teter family genealogy, family business, Indiana history and the U.S. Civil War.There is also an oversize folder containing...
Dates: circa 1847-1988
Collection — Folder S1700
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to Union County, Indiana, including a program for the tenth annual commencement of Harrison Township School held at Hanna's Creek Church on May 6, 1899, a program for Union County's June 15, 1916 centennial celebration, and a copy of "Beech Grove Academy," a historical sketch of the school written by Minnie Stanton Stivers in circa 1942.
Dates: 1899- circa 1942
Collection — Folder S1704
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items related to Wabash County, Indiana, including two copies of a reprint of the twenty-fifth in a series of old time stories that appeared in the September 17, 1925 North Manchester News-Journal; a "wooden nickel" certificate created to commemorate the July 1935 Wabash County centennial; a copy of "Hopewell in Wabash County: Birthplace of Gene Stratton-Porter," a small, undated souvenir booklet containing...
Dates: 1925-1935, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the trustee's record book for Jackson Township, White County, Indiana containing entries ranging from 1867 to 1880. Also included is a copy of "Mansion of Memories," the script for the Wolcott Centennial Pageant that was presented in June 1961. Written by Dale T. Sheets and directed by Dolores English, Peg Martin Correll, and Ralph Helseth, the pageant script was photocopied and had numerous handwritten notes added to it prior to its duplication.
Dates: 1867-1880, 1961
Collection — Folder S1711
Scope and Contents This collection contains historical writings related to Whitley County, Indiana, including a copy of "Seventy Years of Churubusco's History," a paper written by Mary Magers DeVault in 1932, with a sworn statement signed by Adele C. Misselhorn and notorized on October 1, 1937 attesting to the authorship of the paper and undated transcriptions of sections of historical passages about Whitley County and Chief Little Turtle taken from History of Whitley County,...
Dates: 1932-1941, undated