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    • Historical Perspectives:  City boasts Olympic heroes

    • Lovellette, Clyde Edward, b. 1929; Bell, Gregory, 1930-; Dischinger, Terry; Olympics; Garfield High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Sports;
    • Article about Olympic gold medalists Clyde Lovellette (1952 basketball) Greg Bell (1956, track and field) and Terry Dischinger (1960 basketball) who all grew up in Terre Haute and attended Garfield High School.
    • Ross C. Harriott

    • Harriott, Roscoe C., 1880 or 1-1950; Baseball; Business people; Baseball managers;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Ross Harriott, the man responsible for preserving local professional baseball for several years during the Depression.
    • Angus Nicoson

    • Nicoson, Angus Jeffers, 1919-1982; Basketball; Basketball coaches; Basketball players; Coaches (Athletics);
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Angus Nicoson, Indiana basketball legend.
    • Oscar Edwards

    • African Americans; Edwards, Oscar, 1903-1971; African American athletes; African American school principals; Coaches (Athletics);
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Oscar Edwards, the second Terre Haute athlete to capture a gold medal in the Indiana High School Athletic Association state track and field meet.
    • Carl Ellis Eppert

    • Eppert, Carl, 1882-1961; Composers; Conductors;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Carl Ellis Eppert, founder of Terre Haute's first symphony orchestra and internationally renowned composer.
    • William "Babe" Holland

    • Holland, William Sylvester, 1904-1981; African Americans; Coaching (Athletics); School administrators;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of William Sylvester Hollard, esteemed coach and school administrator in Houston, Texas.
    • Hippodrome Theater 2006

    • Theaters; Vaudeville shows; Motion picture theaters; Community theater; Museum buildings; Galleries & museums; Cathedrals;
    • One typed page including photograph; brief history of the Hippodrom Theater. Revised from the 2001 profile.
    • Walter P. Morgan

    • Teachers colleges; Morgan, Walter Piety, 1871-1958; School administrators; School superintendents;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Walter P. Morgan, superintendent of the Terre Haute Public Schools from 1906-1908 and third president of Western Illinois University.
    • John E. McGilvrey

    • McGilvrey, John Edward, 1867-1945; Kent State University; College administrators; College presidents; Teachers;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of John Edward McGilvrey Jr., founding president of Kent State University.
    • John Ed Beggs

    • Beggs, John Ed, 1858-1918; Distilling industries; Business people;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of John Edward Beggs, one of the founders of Commercial Distilling Co. of Terre Haute.
    • Stewart "Red" Faught

    • Faught, Stewart Ray, 1924-2005; Football coaches; Athletes; Football players;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of Stewart Ray "Red" Faught, one of the nation's most innovative college football coaches.
    • Beebe Booth

    • Booth, Beebe, 1793-1888; Business people; Printing industry; Merchants;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of Beebe Booth, co-publisher of the first book printed in Indiana.
    • William A. Hamilton

    • Hamilton, William Albert, 1857-1938; Insurance companies; Houses; Business people;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of William Albert "Will" Hamilton, insurance executive and original owner of the Hamilton House.
    • 1912 Corn and Coal Exposition

    • Agricultural exhibitions; Farmers' groups; Agricultural exhibits; Agricultural industries; Agriculture; Corn; Exhibitions;
    • One typed page including photograph; brief history of the 1912 Corn and Coal Exposition, "the classiest agricultural show ever held in Indiana."

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