Speeches, addresses, etc.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:
Mary L. Garner, Indiana Bureau of Women and Children collection
Collection — Folder S2402
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following items related to Mary L. Garner's directorship of the Indiana Bureau of Women and Children, including a circa 1940 address given by Garner regarding the work of the bureau and working conditions in the state for women and children; a copy of a transcript of her interview by Mrs. R. Lieber for the first program of Concerning Children that was broadcast May 5, 1941; a copy of "Industrial Home Work - The System," an...
Dates: circa 1940-1941, undated
Matthew E. Welsh papers
Scope and Contents The collection includes Welsh's papers as governor, including his correspondence on local and national issues, his correspondence with Indiana's Congressional delegation on state needs, reports and budgets of state agencies and commissions, legislation, speeches, schedules, press releases, newspaper clippings, recommendations, appointments and awards; correspondence, surveys, financial records, and other papers relating to the Indiana Democratic Party (1961-1965), including papers relating to...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Matthew E. Welsh papers
Maurice Clifford Townsend collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Maurice Clifford Townsend's speeches from 1936 to 1943. The 1936 speech was created during the gubernatorial campaign, the 1937-1941 speeches were made during his term in office and the 1943 speeches while he was an official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Also included is a small amount of biographical material. There is also an oversize portrait of Townsend circa 1937-1941 (B065).An item-level description is available upon...
Mrs. Demarchus C. Brown collection
Collection — Folder S2879
Scope and Contents This collection contains one undated promotional brochure entitled “Literature and Travel Talks,” inviting bookings of talks “suitable for Clubs, Classes or Schools.” The listing of available topics is organized under three categories: art and travel talks, masters of world literature, and miscellaneous subjects. Handwritten notes seem to pertain to assorted topics, e.g. Spain, Pillars of Hercules, American drama.
Mrs. George W. Jaqua papers
Collection — Folder S715
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document, possibly a speech, from Mrs. George W. Jaqua in Winchester, Indiana in 1940 regarding democracy and the state of the United States in 1940, education and the role of clubwomen.
Myrtie Barker collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Myrtie Barker collection
Nora E. Thomas collection
Collection — Folder S1302
Scope and Contents This 25-page, typed article, "Folklore on the Wabash," was written by Nora E. Thomas and read to the Indianapolis Woman's Club on March 10, 1939. The topic was suggested to her when the Hoosier Folklore Society held their first convention in Bloomington in April 1938. Professor Stith Thompson taught courses in folklore at Indiana University for years. He wrote four books on the subject and was president of the American Folklore Society from 1937 to 1938. On pages 3 and 4, Nora reprints the aims...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nora E. Thomas collection
O. V. Brown collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of O. V. Brown’s correspondence and other papers relating to his research on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Civil War, southern Indiana, and Native American tribes from Indiana, ranging from 1806 to 1966. The included Civil War letters pertain to Marion Thurman, Spencer County, from family members serving the 25th and 48th IN Regiments (1861–1865). Brown’s Abraham Lincoln research includes correspondence from 1837 to 1965, and includes speeches made by Lincoln, printed...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / O. V. Brown collection
Oasis Lifelong Adventure program
Collection — Folder S0377
Scope and Contents This collection includes the two-page typed speech which Nikki Stoddard Schofield gave at three venues of Oasis and the Summer 2017 catalog for Oasis Lifelong Adventure, Indianapolis, sponsored by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers. On page 27 of the catalog, Nikki's picture in Civil War costume appears above the description of her program entitled: "Civil War -- Romance in a Country Torn Apart." She spoke on June 15 at the Broad Ripple venue, on June 21 at the Speedway location, and July 12...
Oral history collection
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...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Oral history collection