Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Collection — Folder SP120
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from Indiana and the United States, related to various crimes, criminals, and legal cases, such as a lawsuits between demolition companies and various criminal trials, ranging from 1921 to 1980 and undated. There are images of 3 members of the Reno Gang, Bonnie and Clyde, and several Hoosier criminals from the 20th century, as well as an FBI criminal "wanted notice" of car thief Fred Bowen (1938) sent to ...
Dates: 1921-1980, undated
Collection — Folder S0284
Scope and Contents The collection contains a typescript of an article by James Collins on the origin of the Indianapolis Juvenile Court as well as a number of printed pamphlets of speeches and articles by Collins. All the materials deal with the justice system, primarily the probation system that Collins first instituted in the Indianapolis city court.
Dates: 1909-1931, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...
Collection — Folder S463
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed carbon copy of a document from Karl W. Fischer regarding the murder of Thurza Oyler Hinshaw in 1895 and subsequent trial of her husband, William E. Hinshaw, dated 1946/08/01. Also included is a newspaper clipping from the [New York] Sunday News, 1946/09/01.
Dates: 1895, 1946
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes several items from Leonard G. Jaqua's family, including a letter sent to John Jaqua from his brother Richard dated August 18, 1855(?); a "Tribute of Gratitude" given to John Jaqua and his scholars from the trustees of Pleasant Township dated February 24, 1859; John Jaqua's pocket-size memoranda book with entries ranging from 1873 to 1889 regarding farm accounts, family genealogy, the Universalist faith, and a sermon by Rev. E. C. Sweetser; an August 29, 1895 letter sent...
Dates: circa 1855-1932
Collection — Folder OB022
Scope and Contents This collection includes a December 21, 1824 statement of expenditures written and signed by Indian Agent John Johnston regarding the costs "arising out of the murder of nine friendly Indians in Madison County Indiana by sundry Citizens of the United States in March 1823." This opening statement on the document uses the incorrect date of 1823 instead of 1824. The document is an itemization of a number of different expenses, including the coroner's inquest fees; the cost of guarding the...
Dates: 1824, 1873
Collection — Folder S1898
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents from the Marion County Circuit Court regarding a number of individuals accused of selling liquor without a license in October 1863 and from the Marion County Superior Court regarding a dispute in 1874 between plaintiffs Henry and John H. Monfort and defendent Charles Dollman for nonpayment of plastering services.
Scope and Contents The collection includes the contents of four scrapbooks documenting Baltzell’s career, particularly as a federal judge presiding over murder, bootlegging, and other cases, including the murder trial of George W. Barrett for killing an FBI agent (1935-1936). Also included is a notebook listing his cases with names of jurors and trial outcomes (1932-1935).
Dates: 1888-1930; bulk 1925-1936