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    • Janius "Rainey" Bibbs

    • Bibbs, Junius Alexander, 1910-1980; Athletes; Baseball players; African Americans;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Junius "Rainey" Bibbs, a baseball player from Terre Haute. Other individuals mentioned include Lloyd Bibbs, Catherine "Kittie" (Carr) Bibbs, Eloise Bibbs, Wally Marks, Dorothy Hendricks, Byron...
    • Historical perspectives: Cooley told of meaningful as well as the famous

    • Cooley, Winnifred Harper, 1874-1967; Harper, Ida Husted, 1851-1931; Harper, Thomas W.; Coudert, Amalia Kussner, 1863-1932 ; Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956 ; Goldman, Mayer C., 1874-1939 ; Goldman, Richard Franko, 1910-1980
    • This is the second of two articles presenting a biography of Winnifred Harper Cooley, a locally known author and daughter of activist Ida Husted Harper and attorney Thomas W. Harper.
    • Interview with Howard Batman by Don Roberts

    • Debs, Eugene V., (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Ku Klux Klan; McMillan, Vernon, 1892-1968; Politics; Prostitution; Roberts, Donn M., 1867-1936; Batman, Howard, b. 1906?;
    • Interview about Mayor Donn Roberts (no relation to interviewer), his political activities and his conviction and sentencing to prison. Donn M. Roberts was born in Annapolis, Illinois, on September 28, 1867 and died in Terre Haute, Indiana on August...
    • Interview with Howard Sharpe

    • Sports; Baseball; basketball; Gerstmeyer High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Terre Haute North High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Sharpe, Howard Lee, 1916-2005;
    • Interview with high school coach Howard Sharpe. Interview done as part of Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Howard Batman by William Pickett

    • Politics; Coal Mining; Transportation; Mayors; Brighton, William, 1929-1992; Chalos, P. Peter, 1927-2006; Davis, Ora, 1870-1938; McMillan, Vernon, 1892-1968; Roberts, Donn M., 1867-1936; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977; Batman, Howard, b. 1906?;
    • Interview about Terre Haute politics and other subjects with local politician and political expert Howard Batman. Part of the Vigo County Oral History Program.
    • Interview with D. Omer "Salty" Seamon

    • Art; Artists; Sheldon Swope Art Gallery; Sherer, Forest, 1902-1979; Seamon, D. Omer, 1911-;
    • Interview with local artist Salty Seamon. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by the Vigo County Public Library and the Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with a former prostitution madam

    • Politics; Prostitution; McMillan, Vernon, 1892-1968; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977
    • Interview with a former madam. This oral history was conducted as part of the Vigo County Oral History Program in 1980 and 1981. It was cosponsored by the Vigo County Public Library and the Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Leland Larrison

    • Drugstores; Politics; Larrison, Leland, 1907-1992; Mayors; Prostitution
    • Interview with a former Terre Haute mayor from 1967 to 1971. Part of the Vigo County Oral History Program, a joint project of the Vigo County Public Library and the Wabash Valley Press Club
    • Interview with Charles Roll

    • Education; Transportation; Indiana State University; Roll, Charles T., 1883-1982;
    • Interview with Charles Roll, history professor at Indiana State University. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Harry Frey by Martin Plascak

    • Frey, Harry, b. 1913; Radio industry; Television industry; Great Depression; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977;
    • Interview with Harry Frey, a local radio and tv personality, primarily on local radio in the 1930s and 1940s. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Edward N. Howard by William Pickett

    • Howard, Edward N., 1920-1990;Emeline Fairbanks Memorial Library, Terre Haute, Ind.; Vigo County Public Library; Hulman, Anton, 1901-1977; Prostitution; Transportation; Libraries;
    • Interview with Vigo County Public Library Director Ed Howard. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Edward N. Howard by Darlene Norman

    • Howard, Edward N., 1920-1990; Prisoners of war; World War, 1939-1945; Guam; Punishment & torture;
    • Interview with VCPL Library Director Ed Howard about his experiences as a prisoner of war. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Frances Hughes by Anita Wells

    • Hughes, Frances, 1907-2003; Great Depression; Terre Haute (Ind.); Terre Haute Tribune Star; Terre Haute Post; Saturday Spectator; Newspapers; Prostitution; Prohibition; King Classical School (Terre Haute, Ind.); General strikes; Labor unions; Coal...
    • Interview with Frances Hughes, journalist and freelance writer. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with V. Dewey Annakin and Helen Woody Annakin by Sister Suzanne Dailey

    • Annakin, V. Dewey, 1898-1981; Annakin, Helen Woody, 1902-1993; Education; Physical education; Politics; Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Collett Park (Terre Haute, Ind.); Indiana State University; Transportation; Garfield High School...
    • Interview with educators V. Dewey and Helen Annakin. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Ruel F. Burns, Sr. by William Pickett

    • Burns, Ruel F., Sr., 1906-1984; Business & finance; Chamber of Commerce (Terre Haute, Ind.); Terre Haute House; Politics; Prostitution; Transportation; Labor unions; Hulman, Anton, 1901-1977; Coal mining; Rotary Club (Terre Haute, Ind.)
    • Interview with Ruel F. Burns, Sr., business executive. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Demetrius Ewing by Jane C. Hazledine

    • Ewing, Demetrius, 1909-1989; African Americans; Segregation; Booker T. Washington School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Lincoln School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hyte, Charles; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977; Merriweather, Evangeline Harris, 1893-1950; Politics; Hoover,...
    • Interview with Demetrius Ewing, local businessman. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with George Gettinger by William Pickett

    • Gettinger, George A., 1906-1997; Politics; Transportation; Prohibition; Prostitution; Chalos, P. Peter, 1927-2006; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977; Wabash River (Ind.); Coal mining; Interstate 70; Terre Haute House; Roberts, Donn M., 1867-1936;
    • Interview with George Gettinger. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Howard Meredith Ehrmann by Jane Hazledine

    • Ehrmann, Howard Meredith, 1898-; Ehrmann, Max, 1872-1945; Automobiles; Transportation; Religion; Prostitution; King Classical School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Collett Park (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Interview with Howard Meredith Ehrmann, educator. Interview done as part of Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with James Conover by Harry Frey

    • Conover, James, 1898-1984; Schools; High schools; Garfield High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Lovellette, Clyde Edward, b. 1929; Dischinger, Terry; Bell, Gregory, 1930-; Great Depression; Pike, Earl, 1899-1988; Collett Park (Terre Haute, Ind.);...
    • Interview with James Conover, principal of Garfield High School. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.

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