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    • Rudy Bohinc oral history interview

    • Accordions; Bohinc, Rudy, 1929-1988; Musicians; Music; Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Mining; Coal miners; Coal mining; Labor unions; Prohibition; Oral history;
    • Randolph "Rudy" Bohinc is an accordion player who specializes in Slovenian polka music. Born in 1929 in Blanford, Indiana, he briefly lived in Cleveland, Ohio, before moving back to Blanford. Bohinc and Keith Ludden discuss music styles in...
    • Barbara Aimone oral history interview

    • Aimone, Barbara, 1911-1999; Oral history; Clinton (Ind.) -- History; Cookery (pasta); Italian American women; Cookery, Italian;
    • Barbara Aimone is a first generation American, born in Clinton in 1911. She and her sister Caroline Bonacorsi are well known cooks who prepare traditional Italian specialties such as tortellini. She demonstrated to Keith Ludden how to make some...
    • Joe Airola oral history interview

    • Airola, Joe R., 1896-1987; Meat industry; Sausages; Airplane industry; Mining; Coal miners; Coal mining; Immigrants; Oral history;
    • Joe Airola, like many others, immigrated to Clinton to work in the coal mines. Born in 1896 in Italy, he built airplanes in World War I before he came to this country. After working in the mines for 15 years, he started a business making...
    • 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 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 Lenhardt Bauer by Harry Frey

    • Bauer, Lenhardt, 1911-1986; Duffy, Joseph, 1876-1946; McMillan, Vernon, 1892-1968; Tucker, Ralph, 1906-1977; Gambling; Ku Klux Klan; Newspapers; Politics; Prohibition; Prostitution; Mayors
    • Interview with Lenhardt Bauer, local politician and political expert. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Interview with Edris Bennett by Jane Lloyd

    • Bennett, Edris, 1896-1988; Hulman, Anna; Rippetoe, Blanche; Music; Grand Theater (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hippodrome Theater (Terre Haute, Ind.); Theaters; Schools; Sugar Grove Elementary School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Teaching; Transportation;
    • Interview with Edris Bennett, piano teacher and voice coach. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by Vigo County Public Library and Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Oral history interview, Kory Coleman

    • Black Beauty Coal Company (Evansville, Ind.); Children of coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Superstitions; Haunted houses;
    • Oral history interview with Kory Coleman of Terre Haute, Indiana. Coleman talks about a story his father told him about a haunted house at a Black Beauty Mining coal mine.
    • Oral history: Bolin, Dexter

    • Bolin, Dexter; Judges; Courts; Criminal law; Oral history;
    • Three video files: oral history interview with Superior Court Judge Dexter Bolin. Judge Bolin discusses his childhood and education, the structure of Indiana courts, and criminal justice. The interviewer was Stan Buchanan, director of the Public...
    • 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 Alex W. Cavins by Joyce Shanks

    • Cavins, Alex, 1900-1985; Medicine; AP&S Clinic (Terre Haute, Ind.); Rose Dispensary (Terre Haute, Ind.); St. Anthony's Hospital (Terre Haute, Ind.); Terre Haute (Ind.) -- History; Transportation; Union Hospital (Terre Haute, Ind.); Tornadoes;
    • Interview with Alex W. Cavins, an obstetrician/gynecologist at the AP&S Clinic. Interview was part of the Vigo County Oral History Program cosponsored by the Vigo County Public Library and the Wabash Valley Press Club.
    • Oral history interview, William Spence

    • Child labor; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Fontanet;
    • An oral history interview with William Spence, who talks about working at the coal mines at the age of 12, the mines in Fontanet, drilling holes, and other areas of coal mining.
    • Oral history interview, Jerald Morse

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Greene County -- Jasonville -- Interviews; Children of coal miners -- Indiana -- Greene County; Superstitions;
    • This document is an oral history interview with Jerald Morse from Jasonville, Indiana. He talks about superstitions his father heard while working in the coal mines.
    • Oral history interview, David E. Lewis

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Greene County -- Jasonville -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Greene County; United Mine Workers of America;
    • Oral history interview with David E. Lewis, who was born in Jasonville, Indiana, in Greene County. Lewis talks about how all his male ancestors were coal miners. He worked in the mines but had problems with the United Mine Workers.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This document is an oral history interview with an unnamed retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. In this interview he discusses sprags.

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