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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • True marksmanship

    • Tall tales; Dueling;
    • One typed page which contains a tale told by Jud Storm of Clay City, Indiana. It is about two early settlers who had a duel which ended in a draw as they both shot so accurately that they bullets hit each other in the air.
    • Vermillion County : history

    • Indians of North America; Miami Indians; Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Indian encampments
    • Eight typed pages describing the history of Vermillion County from before the first settlers until ca. 1812. Notable persons include: the Miamis, the Kickapoos, the Mosquitans, the Pattawatomies, General Hamtramck, Shelby farm, M. Laselle, 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...
    • Hoosier cabin

    • Parke County (Ind.);Frontier & pioneer life;Pioneers;Log cabins;Building materials;Building construction
    • Five typed pages which contain an excerpt from the Rockville Republican, Dec 18, 1918. The article contains a description by F.M. Wiley about describes the techiques used to build the original settlers homes.
    • Maple syrup and maple sugar

    • Sugar; Sugar maple tapping; Maple sugar industry; Maple sugar; Maple syrup; Maple syrup industry;
    • Four typed pages which compare the way in which syrup was made by the early settlers and the way it was made at the time the article was written, somewhere in the 1930's.
    • Fox hunting

    • Fox hunting; Foxes; Hunting; Hunting dogs;
    • Three typed pages which talk about the sport of fox hunting and how it was practiced by early settlers of the area. It was done as a group sport, and usually more for the fun of running the dogs than catching the fox.
    • Turkey Run

    • Parke County (Ind.); Indians of North America; Homicides;
    • One typed page which relates a story handed down from early settlers about the death of Johnny Green. He was an Indian who lived on Green's Creek, which was named for him, who was killed because he threatened to kill a woman and her children while...
    • Four stories from early Terre Hauteans

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Indians of North America; Kidnappings; Pianos; Terre Haute (Ind.); Taxes; Wabash River (Ind.); Political elections; Politicians;
    • Seven typed pages which contain four stories from early settlers of Terre Haute, Indiana. The first told of a kidnapping of a child, Frank Thomas by Indians, the second recalls the time when the Wabash River was used for shipping goods down river,...

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