Marion County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP106
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs related to the dedication of the Henry W. Lawton statue in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 30, 1907. Two of the images are from the dedication of the statue in front of the old Marion County Courthouse, one showing James Whitcomb Riley reading poetry to the crowd below. There is also a photograph of the prominent attendees, including President Theodore Roosevelt, gathered at Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks' house. This image is a copy of...
Collection — Folder SP119
Scope and Contents The collection includes double-sided black and white printed photographs from Huber, Hunt and Nichols, Inc., general contractors, of the City-County Building in Indianapolis, Indiana under construction, ranging from 1960 to 1961.
Collection — Folder S1109
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten documents dating from 1871 and ending with 1879. On November 8, 1871, there were proceedings in the U.S. District Court regarding the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad Company for adjuication of bankruptcy. The petition was filed by Joel F. Richardson and the City of Lawrenceburg. Joel was Ida's father. Other items in the collection are about the formation of the Farmers Literary and Social Society'. There are three programs, dated October and...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs relating to kindergartens in Indianapolis, Mishawaka, Richmond, and Terre Haute, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1925 regarding school children, some of whom were immigrants, teachers, classrooms, school activities, and buildings.
Dates: circa 1900-1925
Collection — Folder S2575
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters, both dated 1864. The first, signed by the members of the Committee, which included Eric Locke, the superintendent of the Indiana Sanitary Fair, suggests that women of the county to which the letter was addressed might have a county department in the bazaar building.A second letter, dated September 2, 1864, reports a resolution of the Grand Lodge for Indiana Masons, which called for Masonic lodges throughout Indiana to show their benevolence to...
Collection — Folder OBF015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a black-and-white panormaic photograph taken by Starkey and Brown in Indianapolis, Indiana, showing several damaged and destroyed houses after a tornado that swept through the area on May 18, 1927. The photograph was most likely taken the day after the storm, which occurred at night. There are several people standing among the wreckage, including a few police officers.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of R. Bruce McPherson ranging from 1927 to 1954 related to his business dealings with the Glen Haven Cemetery Association, Inc. and his investment in the Indianapolis Memorial Park. The collection includes promotional pamphlets, correspondence, and legal documents; it also has two 1928 plat maps of Block 14 with sections purchased by McPherson highlighted, 47 founders deeds for his sections in Block 14 dated August 25, 1928, and deeds for 16 sections...
Dates: 1927-1954, 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
Collection — Folder S1079
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the Civil War diary from James A. Pressly in Marion County, Indiana, in 1865, regarding his service in the 79th Indiana Regiment, as well as copies of Republican campaign tickets indicating Pressly's brother John ran for the position of sheriff of Marion County, Indiana in 1876 and 1880.
Scope and Contents In an oral history interview conducted by Jerry Handfield for the Indiana State Library on February 9, 1977, James Cunningham discusses his parents and their Irish heritage, his father’s work at the Pennsylvania railroad and move to the near South Side. He talks about attending St. John’s Catholic school, the brothers of the Holy Cross and school life in the early twentieth century. He talks about growing up in the near south side, the sports he participated in as a child and part time jobs he...