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    • Civil War: Wabash Valley Profiles: John J. P. Blinn

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; poems;
    • A newspaper article that gives details about the life of John Blinn in Terre Haute. The article mentions his military service at Gettysburg and the leg wound he sustained during "Picket's charge" that would kill him days later. The article also...
    • Civil War: Wabash Valley Profiles, General Charles Cruft, 1865

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment, 31st (1861-1865);
    • A newspaper profile and personal history of General Charles Cruft, January 12, 1826- March 23, 1883. The article tells of his education, military courier and law practice which he shared with Colonel Baird, who was also a resident of Terre Haute,...
    • 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."
    • Budd Doble

    • Doble, Budd, 1843-1926; Horse racing; Horse boarding & training facilities; Racetracks (Horse racing);
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Budd Doble, "unanimously acknowledged by horsemen to be the greatest driver-trainer in harness racing annals."
    • Garfield High School article about Bruno Beckish

    • Garfield High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Football; Students; High Schools -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Terre Haute;
    • Newspaper article written about Garfield High School football player Bruno Beckish who died on April 1, 1931 "due to an athletic heart." He was a 17-years-old student. Garfield was located at 12th and Maple until 1971 when it was closed.
    • 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.

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