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Family life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 185 Collections and/or Records:

Fogleman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L251
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Ida Fogleman and her parents and others in Indiana, Illinois, California and elsewhere; telegrams; genealogy; an application for membership in Society of Indiana Pioneers; newspaper clippings; postcards; an expense book; a school memory book; a teacher's license; a memory book from a party; financial papers; photographs; and Ida's instructions to her estate executor ranging from 1859 to 1950 regarding family and school life, friendships, career and estate...
Dates: 1859-1950

Forrest L. Spencer collection

 Collection — Folder S1227
Identifier: S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).
Dates: 1840-1892

Forry and Malott family photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP017
Identifier: SP017
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Forry and Malott family in Indianapolis, Indiana and Daytona Beach, Florida ranging from circa 1880 to 1945, regarding family life, recreational activities, and the family's house in Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1880-1945

Francis Amos, Jr. letter

 Collection — Folder S020
Identifier: S0020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed, transcribed letter written by Francis Amos, Jr. of Shelby County, Indiana to his brother Richard Amos of Stokes County, North Carolina on August 15, 1859, concerning personal illness, religious conviction, family news, and farming.
Dates: 1858/08/15

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Dates: 1861-1936

Gapen-Moore family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L546
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of the correspondence and genealogy of the Gapen, Moore, and Davis families. Topics covered within the collection include family matters, person dealings, business and retail matters, and the U.S. Civil War (Henry C. Gapen – 5th Indiana Cavalry, Charles D. Davis – 9th Indiana Regiment Company K). The collection also contains a pamphlet of the "5th Indiana Cavalry in East Tennessee" by G. H. Russell (1864) with a short biography of Henry Clay Gapen....
Dates: 1777-1934

Gary Public Library oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH023
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of interviews and audio recordings from the Gary Public Library about the early days of Gary, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1970. Eight of the folders contain items that were part of a series titled "Gary Public Library presents Living Voices of the Pinoeers," many of which were broadcast on the radio for the Gary "Golden Jubliee" in 1956. There is also a recording from a Lion Club of Gary banquet in honor of Al Greene.
Dates: 1955-1970, undated

George Allen collection

 Collection
Identifier: L003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the copies of papers from George Allen in Indiana ranging from 1851 to 1895. The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence between George Allen and his family, from 1856 to 1870, while the Allen family moved to Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. There is also an account book (1866-1889) kept by George Allen for a general store. The collection also contains a cash book, also kept by Allen, in which he records all cash received and paid out. It is dated throughout the...
Dates: 1851-1895

George Dennett letter

 Collection — Folder S0350
Identifier: S0350
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from George Dennett in Elizabeth, New Jersey to his son Jack Dennett in Brookville, Indiana on March 7, 1869 regarding a death in the family, other family news, a recipe for pudding, and national politics.
Dates: 1869/03/07

George W. Blue letters

 Collection — Folder S2680
Identifier: S2680
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of two letters. In the May 1865 letter, George W. Blue tells his sister about the constant drilling of the regiment, his tiredness of the place of the camp, the felt absence of relatives, and the resignation of a first lieutenant. In the September 1865 letter, Hannah A. Blue writes of family matters, Iowa soil, Dan Dolan, the death of Jim Blue, and expresses the hope that George is at home.
Dates: 1865