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    • Putnam, Frank 1933-12-11

    • Socialism; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/11/1933. Says that it was a pleasure for him to write to the HOUSTON POST and state that Eugene V. Debs was one of the greatest rebels in all of American history. Tells Theodore Debs that recalls the first time he met...
    • Putnam, Frank 1933-12-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/21/1933. Says that if it had not been for his health he would have answered Putnam's letter long ago. Writes that he appreciated that Putnam gave Eugene V. Debs a place of honor in his article for the HOUSTON POST on...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Decapitations; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Allyson Houston's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Daniel Wegner. According to legend, the light is the ghost of a farmer who was accidently decapitated by his farm...
    • Jazz Band of Paul W. Stuart

    • Jazz; Musicians; African Americans
    • Flyer advertising performance of one of the bands led by Terre Haute resident P.W.Stuart during the 1920s. The Stuart bands toured jazz clubs across Indiana and several mid-western cities.
    • Hughes, V. L. 1926-10-21

    • Condolence notes; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial;
    • Telegram to Theodore Debs, 10/21/26. Sends condolences on Eugene V. Debs' death in behalf of the members of the Painters' Union of Houston, Texas.
    • Putnam, Frank 1914-07-01

    • Railroad strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/1/1914. Writes that it was heartening to get a letter from Eugene V. Debs. Says that over the past year he has been having a tough time providing for his family. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he was blacklisted by the daily...
    • Normal Advance 1914

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating senios and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Theta Chi Actives and Officers

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students; Employees; Dogs
    • Active members, the pet, and the house mother of the Theta Chi fraternity. First row, from left to right: R. Eaton, D. Geise, R. Best, Mrs. Powers, W. Cameron, D. Stallings, and C. Sluder. Second row, from left to right: T. Zeiss, J. Sharkey, M....
    • Theta Chi Actives and Officers

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students; Employees; Dogs
    • Active members, the pet, and the house mother of the Theta Chi fraternity. First row, from left to right: R. Eaton, D. Geise, R. Best, Mrs. Powers, W. Cameron, D. Stallings, and C. Sluder. Second row, from left to right: T. Zeiss, J. Sharkey, M....
    • Frederick Douglas Blake

    • Educators; Freemasonry; African American; Authors;
    • Portrait of the Rev. F.D. Blake (1871-1929). He was a native of Terre Haute, Indiana and taught for 37 years in segregated elementary and middle schools in Terre Haute, and was the former principal of Dunbar School of that city. He was also on the...
    • Sidney Wesley Stuart

    • Education; Musicians; African American
    • Portrait of S.W.Stuart (1856-1932), who was a native of Terre Haute with Lost Creek family connections. Born near Charleston, Illinois, the son of a free African American father, and mother who was a former slave, he received his education in Terre...
    • Nathaniel Tootle

    • Fire departments; Civil Servants; African American
    • Portrait of Nathaniel Tootle, Terre Haute resident, who was an employee of the Terre Haute Fire Department, Station No. 1 (served from 1899-1940). An inscription on the back of the original reads Tootle and went on 1899, Feb 23.

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