Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
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.
Collection — Folder 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.
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.
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...
Collection — Folder S2273
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of John H. Ray's pocket diary, with entries ranging from 1854 to 1856. Ray also used the diary to keep various newspaper clippings ranging from 1848 to 1856 regarding several political topics, including the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, slavery, presidential politics, prohibition, and temperance.
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
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
Collection — Folder S0472
Scope and Contents This collection has one folder containing "The Story of Indiana" by Roscoe B. Fleming. This is a six-part article about the Ku Klux Klan and prohibition in Indiana politics in the 1920s. He gives a brief biography of D.C. Stephenson, the Grand Dragon of Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan, and his stakes amongst the political elite of the city and state including Governor Ed Jackson, and Indianapolis Mayor John L. Duvall. Fleming discusses Edward S. Shumaker, superintendent of the Indiana Anti-Saloon League...
Dates: 1927 October