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    • 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,...
    • Bigfoot, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Fishing;
    • This is a transcribed account of John D. Clouse as recorded by Richard Todd Baker about a fishing trip which turned into an encounter with a large and hairy monster. Two men were out fishing in a small motorboat and noticed that the boat went in a...
    • Fish story

    • Parke County (Ind.); Fishermen; Fishing; Fishing lures; Bark;
    • Seven typed pages which contains a fishing story from 1826 about Dr. William B. Crooks. Dr. James Crook tells how his father and several other people used the bark of the buckeye tree to catch a large quantity of fish in both Big Raccoon Creek and...
    • Scrapbook no. 18

    • 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 Letters of Ransom Hawley

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; War; Letters;United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 78th (1862-1865);United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 115th (1863-1864)
    • This collection primarily contains correspondence between Ransom E. Hawley and his family during the Civil War. The 17 letters reflect periods when Hawley was a student at Wabash College and when he served as a private in the Union Army.
    • Mussel frails

    • Brazeal, Arlow, 1913-2000; Fishermen; Fishhooks; Fishing; Shellfish;
    • Photograph of Arlow Brazeal of Newport, Indiana, rigging mussel frails used in fishing for shelfish on the Wabash River.
    • Big foot, Union County, Kentucky

    • Monsters; Animals; Fishing;
    • This is a transcribed account from Aaron Douglas Tony as recorded by David Wong about a man who had encountered a white colored big-foot while fishing. The creature did not attack him, but it ripped off the roof of his truck.
    • Bigfoot, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Footprints; Fishing; Wabash River;
    • This transcribed account from Bruce Aiken as recorded by Denise Aiken is about Bruce's bigfoot hunting with his friends resulting in the findings of a two-foot long foot print by the Wabash River. One of Bruce's friends also claimed to have seen a...
    • General description : agriculture, flora, fauna

    • Agriculture; Farmers' groups; Farm produce; Vegetables; Animals; Fish; Fishing; Hunting; Hunting & fishing clubs; Fruit; Fruit trees; Trees;
    • Eleven typed pages describing the agriculture, flora, and fauna of Vermillion County, Indiana. References include Esther Clayton, Anthony Marietta, and D.L. Stitt. Agriculture includes corn, flax, wheat, corn, oats, barley, rye, Irish potatoes,...
    • 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...
    • Scrapbook no. 24

    • 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...
    • Scrapbook no. 33

    • 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...
    • Dave Norman oral history interview

    • Norman, Dave, 1924-; Freshwater mussels; Houseboats; Fur trade; Oral history;
    • Dave Norman was born in Clinton in 1924. He grew up on a houseboat and has spent years fishing rivers for mussels. He is also a professional fur trader.
    • 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...

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