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Childhood and youth

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bradley family photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP012
Identifier: SP012
Scope and Contents This collection includes card photographs from the Bradley family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1880 to 1953 depicting men, women, and children of the Bradley, VanSeyoc, and Shackelford families. There is also an obituary for H. Guy Bradley from 1953.

Citizens' Child Welfare Study Committee reports

 Collection — Folder S3338
Identifier: S3338
Scope and Contents This collection comprises five reports from the Citizens' Child Welfare Study Committee during 1946-1949 regarding the needs and services provided for children and young adults in Marion County, particularly in the legal and educational systems. The "Survey Report of the Juvenile Aid Division, Indianapolis Police Department" provides statistics of arrests from 1938 to 1946, descriptions of facilities, and recommendations for changes. The "Survey Report of The Marion County Juvenile Court and...

Esther Shively Keeney papers

 Collection — Folder S759
Identifier: S0759
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-corrected typed documents from Esther Shively Keeney in Seattle, Washington ranging from 1880 to 1960 regarding her life, teaching career, men she had known, her trips to Indiana from Seattle and the scenery, and family history.

Mary Studebaker letter

 Collection — Folder S1492
Identifier: S1492
Scope and Contents This collection includes a two-page typewritten letter by Mary E. Studebaker of Indianapolis, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Scott of Camp Koch at Troy, Indiana. Dated August 6, 1951, the letter expresses Ms. Studebaker's enjoyment regarding her visit to the camp and offers her ideas and wishes for helping the children. She also inquires about needed donations and offers her admiration for the Scotts and the counselors for the work they were doing at the camp.

Mooresville, Indiana reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S1901
Identifier: S1901
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten reminiscences by an unknown author regarding experiences from his childhood in Mooresville, Indiana. His first story describes meeting a boy named "Hurshall" who was traveling with a group performing "The Last Days of Pompeii" when the author was about 6 years old. The second story with the faint title, "How I Got the Reward," is incomplete and involves the town's efforts to catch some thieves and his involvement with reporting some suspicious men to a...

Nancy Maze personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S2198
Identifier: S2198
Scope and Contents The collection comprises a copy of a 20-page, typed manuscript, entitled "Looking Backward," with handwritten edits, by Nancy Catherine (Goar) Maze written late in her life, concerning her family history and recollections of growing up in Tiption County.

Oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: L640
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...

Silas Adin Lingo diary

 Collection — Folder S0840
Identifier: S0840
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original diary from Silas Adin Lingo in Decatur County, Indiana, ranging from 1875 to 1881. The diary is handwritten by Lingo during his adolescence. The diary is legible but fragile, having sustained considerable moisture and mildew damage in the past.

Thomas Mills Carter collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2516
Scope and Contents This collection includes 25 manuscripts of articles written by Thomas Mills Carter for his column "It Takes All Kinds," published in the Bulletin of American Historical Collection, a quarterly periodical was published by the American Association of the Philippines. There are also two issues of the Bulletin from October, 1977 (vol. 5, no. 4) and January-March, 1978 (vol. 6, no.1). The articles offer character sketches and vignettes of American culture during the late 1940s and early 1950s. There...

Tim Morris photograph album

 Collection — Folder SP009
Identifier: SP009
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photogrpah album created by Tim Morris during the Second World War. The photographs show Morris as he traveled around with the army during the war.