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    • Pioneer cabin

    • Parke County (Ind.);Frontier & pioneer life;Pioneers;Cabins
    • Two typed pages which describes how the cabins that pioneers built and how the pioneers lived. This page is taken from the conclusion of the Autobiography of James Crooks, Published by Moore and Langen Printing Company, Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Soap making

    • Parke County (Ind.);Household soap;Lye;Pioneers;Frontier & pioneer life
    • Two typed pages which describe how pioneers in Parke County, Indiana made lye for their soap using ashes which came from the wood they burnt as fuel for cooking and warmth. They then added the lye to meat by products and soap was made after a two...
    • Schnittkind, Henry T 1929-05-24

    • Books; Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Gifts; Terre Haute (Ind.);Debs, Jean Daniel; Family;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 05/24/1929. Writes that he appreciated the bound copies of the STORY OF EUGENE DEBS that Schnittkind sent. Assures Schnittkind that he is pleased with the book as a whole but that it is not entirely free from error....
    • Hines, Paul J. 1945-12-26

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Biography; Books; Publications; Stone, Irving, 1903-1989; Socialism;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper on Home and School Library Association letterhead, 12/26/45. Says that he appreciated Marguerite Debs Cooper's card telling him that Theodore Debs had passed on. Writes that he did not know how he missed seeing it...
    • Hoehn, G. A. 1917-06-01

    • Socialists; Socialism;
    • Letter to K. Wessel from Eugene V. Debs in German, 6/1/17. Writes that he is happy to be back home. Says that Wessel is a "rare old comrade, one who courageously fought life's battles" without losing his character or compromising his principles....
    • 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 1903

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • 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.
    • Geography

    • Settlements;Pioneers
    • Three typewritten pages which contain information about the geography of Clay County Indiana. It tells where the borders are located, talks some about prior Indian population and when the first white man is believed to have passed through the...
    • Story of Se-Seep

    • Indians of North America; Pioneers; Frontier & pioneer life;
    • Two typed pages containing a story of an encounter between Native Americans and a white man. Se-Seep was the chief of the Pottawotomies and Kickapoos. The white man was Noah Hubbard.
    • Chronology of Vermillion County

    • Treaties; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Tippecanoe, Battle of, Ind., 1811; Land use; Pioneers; Mills; Post offices; County government; Courthouses; Cities & towns; Schools; Churches; Mining; Iron mining; Newspapers; Threshing machines; Plows;...
    • Four typed pages containing a timeline of events relating to Vermillion County, Indiana, from 1809 until 1928. People mentioned in the timeline include: Gen. Harrison, the Pottawatomi, the Miamis, the Kickapoos, John Vannest, Noah Hubbard, John...
    • Vermillion County

    • Indians of North America; Settlements; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Natural resources; Land; Agriculture; Commerce; Industry; Transportation; Religion; Education; Newspapers; Politics & government; State government; Harrison, William Henry,...
    • Forty two typed pages about Vermillion County, Indiana. Chapter 1 -- Mound Builders and Indians. Chapter 2 -- The White Man moves in. Chapter 3 -- Folklore : as the first settlers lived. Chapter 4 -- Natural setting. Chapter 5 -- Development...
    • Great slaughter of animals

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Hunting; Contests; Wolf hunting; Wolves; Fox hunting; Foxes; Crows; Raccoon hunting; Raccoons; Minks; Squirrels; Chipmunks;
    • One typed page describing hunting animals in the pioneer days of Vermillion County, Indiana. There was a contest to hunt animals, and wolves, foxes, crows, raccoons, and minks were given more credit than other animals. Squirrels and chipmunks...
    • Lusk's Mill at Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.);Mills;Pioneers
    • Two typed pages which contain information on Salmon Lusk and his wife Polly, who settled on one thousand acres on Sugar Creek. They built a mill, which later also had a sawmill attached. In 1847 a great flood washed away the mills.

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