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Prohibition

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Amos Wade Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L633
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business, political, and personal papers of Amos Wade Jackson, Lola Raper Jackson, Rowland H. Jackson and Ethel Jaekle Jackson ranging from 1825 to 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of legal correspondence and documents from Jackson Abstract, Inc. and Jackson and Jackson, Attorneys at Law and includes original and carbon copies of abstracts of title, warranty deeds, mortgages, attorney’s opinions, wills, estates, guardianships, divorces, and lawsuits. Also...

Benedict C. Birchler oral history transcript

 Collection
Identifier: OH038
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his...

Cejnar family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L029
Scope and Contents This collection contains John Cejnar’s correspondence, notes and news stories, including information on John Dillinger and Indiana inventors. Also included are papers of Esther Cejnar relating to her work with the American Association of University Women, the Indianapolis Council of Social Agencies, the League of Women Voters, and the Red Cross.

Flying Squadron Foundation letter

 Collection — Folder S1519
Identifier: S1519
Scope and Contents This collection includes a September 12, 1918 letter written by Edward E. Mittman, executive secretary and treasurer of the Flying Squadron Foundation, and sent to Rev. H.D. Sterrett of Charlestown, Indiana regarding an offering taken at a meeting that totaled $234.21.

Harold C. Feightner collection

 Collection
Identifier: L055
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts, newspapers and correspondence from Harold C. Feightner in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1930 to 1968 regarding Indiana alcohol laws. The transcripts include Feightner's notable works "Politics, Prohibition and Repeal 1938," and "Pulpits and Politics 1850-1908." This collection also includes papers and clippings regarding Ku Klux Klan activity in Indianapolis and the Anti-Saloon League.

Isaac and Benjamin Beeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L354
Scope and Contents This collection contains both personal and business records of Isaac W. Beeson and Benjamin B. Beeson. There are many receipts, account sheets, and order forms and invoices for the business parts of the collection. The personal portions of the collection contain information in the form of letters, organizational meeting minutes and notes, as well as essays written by Isaac and Benjamin about different issues of their time. Prevalent throughout the collection is information about the...

Robert C. Baltzell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L008
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).

Vincennes University oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH058
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 transcripts from oral history interviews with various residents of Vincennes, Indiana conducted by Thomas Krasean for Vinncennes University. Topics covered include family lineage, early Vincennes, childhood, teaching methods and policies in Indiana, the local African American community, and Prohibition.

Note: Page 21 of the Mabel Purcell Clark transcript is missing.

William P. Evans oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH021
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on May 2, 1969. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and...

Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Indiana record book

 Collection — Volume V228
Identifier: V228
Scope and Contents This collection includes the secretary's record book for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Indiana. Ranging from 1874 to 1888, the book includes the Union's constitution, executive committee and annual convention minutes, and newspaper clippings regarding the organization. The collection also includes a 1940 pamphlet printed by the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union Department of Literature with instructions regarding the duties of the Directors of Literature in local, district...