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    • Holsum Girls versus Packard Shirts

    • Women baseball players; Baseball teams -- Indiana; Baseball players -- 1930-1940; Baseball -- Indiana -- History;
    • This newspaper article describes several games played in a city girls championship, however the city is not named but from the article can be inferred to be Terre Haute, Indiana. Margaret Gisolo played on the Holsum Girls team in this championship....
    • Hilquit, Morris 1913-11-15

    • Religion; Socialism and religion; Socialists; White, Bouck, 1874-1951;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/15/13. Writes that he is grateful for Eugene V. Debs'suggestions to help strengthen the argument in his article on religion. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he will try to clarify his distinction between the "church as a...
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lusk, John, 1837-1915; Dwellings;
    • One typed page which describes the location of the Lusk home on the Turkey Run State Park property. It describes the home, which was built in 1841, and some of the materials used in the construction.
    • Scrapbook no. 11

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Civil War: John E. Wilkins Diary Entry, May 1864

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865); United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1865); United States. Army. Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865);...
    • An entry from John E. Wilkins' Diary, dated May 1864. Wilkins describes the skirmishes they had with the Confederate Army and how they were able to push them back. He was also offered the position of Assistant Adjustant General, but he turned it...
    • Esther Hollingsworth oral history interview

    • Hollingsworth, Esther, 1918-2000; Prohibition; Mining; City & town life; Sewing; Dance parties; Prostitution; Social life; Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions; Oral history; Sewing; Storytelling;
    • Esther Hollingsworth is a long-time resident of the coal mining community of Universal, Indiana. She was born in 1918 and married Ben Hollingsworth, a coal miner. She is also a gifted storyteller who can make the old days come alive. She and...
    • Thelma Wickens oral history interview

    • Wickens, Thelma, 1899-; Oral history; Farmers; Women; Sewing; City & town life;
    • Oral history by Thelma Wickens of Dana, Indiana which describes to Keith Ludden what it was like to be a farm wife in the 1920's and 30's. Born in 1899, she has lived in the Dana, Cayuga, and Newport areas for many years.
    • Pieces of our lives : folk arts in Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Oral history; Clinton (Ind.) -- history; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Vermillion County (Ind.) -- Social life and customs; Cookery (Pasta); Italian American women; Cookery, Italian; Mining; Miners; Coal mining; Fishermen; Wood-carving;...
    • Published transcripts of oral history interviews. Includes: Barbara Aimone, first generation American and Italian cook par excellence; Joe Airola, Italian immigrant, coal miner, and sausage maker, the man responsible for the Immigrant Square on...
    • Arlow Brazeal, oral history interview

    • Fishermen; Fishing boats; Fishing nets; Fishing; Vermillion County (Ind.); Wabash River (Ind.); Brazeal, Arlow, 1913-2000; Oral history;
    • Arlow Brazeal of Newport is a "River rat" - he fishes the Wabash and Vermillion Rivers. Born in 1913, he has also worked as a carpenter. He demostrated netmaking and mussel bars for Keith Ludden and describes in this interview what fishing entails,...
    • Beffel, John Nicholas, 1932-03-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927;Parsons, Lucy E (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/11/1932. Writes that the April issue of AMERICAN MERCURY will include his article titled "Four Radicals." Says that the article describes his interaction with Eugene V. Debs, William Haywood, Bartolomeo Vanzetti, and Lucy...
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1940-02-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books; Biography; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/9/40. Says that he came across a pleasant reference to Eugene V. Debs in Samuel Hopkins Adams' new book on Warren Harding. Writes that Adams worked for the NEW YORK SUN right before he began writing for that paper....
    • Hines, Paul J. 1942-11-07

    • Biography; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Eastman, Max, 1883-1969; Sick persons; Health; Social Democratic Federation; Socialists;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 11/7/42. Says that he must apologize for not writing sooner but that he has been ill. Mentions that he never heard of the incidents Max Eastman describes in his book and assures Hines that Eugene V. Debs never required a...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1920-08-26

    • Pettigrew, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1848-1926
    • Note to Theodore Debs on envelope postmarked 08/26/1920. Says that he has received a letter from R. F. Pettigrew an ex-United States Senator who was always a "fearless fighter for the people." Mentions that Pettigrew was arrested during World War...
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Decapitations; Supernatural;
    • This is Jill Ogren's typewritten account of her encounter with mysterious fog in Lake County Indiana near Cedar Lake collected by Janice Kirby. She describes a pair of lovers that were killed in their car after seeing a mysterious orange mist...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. In this tale, the informant describes some of the various features of the Blue Hole.

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