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    • 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.
    • 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."
    • Civil War: Benjamin F. Havens

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Havens, Benjamin Franklin, 1839-1914; Mayors; Politicians; Lawyers; Legislators;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Benjamin Franklin Havens, mayor of Terre Haute and distinguished community leader. Other individuals mentioned include Mary Havens, Nellie Havens, David C. Greiner, Jason Allen, William Jennings...
    • Hippodrome Theater

    • Theaters; Vaudeville shows; Motion picture theaters; Community theater; Museum buildings; Galleries & museums; Cathedrals;
    • One typed page including photograph; brief history of the Hippodrome Theater at the southwest corner of Eighth and Ohio streets. Individuals mentioned include John Eberson, Theodore W. Barhydt, Samuel M. Ralston, Blorence Bain, Nina Morris,...
    • Home Packing Company

    • Pork; Meat industry; Swine;
    • One typed page including a photograph of Home Packing Co. in 1962. A brief history of Home Packing & Ice Co., a pork packing plant in Terre Haute. Individuals mentioned include John McFall, Robert McFall, John L. Barbazette, William W. Ray, Buena...
    • Civil War: James Hook

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Hook, James, 1815-1895; Public schools; Construction; Politicians; Mayors;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of James Hook, "friend of the common man" and leading advocate for public education. Other individuals mentioned include Arthur Hook, Catherine Hook, P.B. Praigg, Vienna Herring, Moses Soule, Amory...
    • Ward S. Hubbard

    • Hubbard, Ward S., 1883-1963; Electric railroads; Railroads; Business people;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Ward Hubbard, civic and industrial advancement advocate. other individuals mentioned include Frank L. Hubbard, Edith (Kent) Hubbard, Janet Turner, Charles M. Turner, Marshall Turner Hubbard, Ann...
    • Robert Hunter

    • Hunter, Wiles Robert, 1874-1942; Socialism; Socialism -- United States; Socialist Party (U.S.); Socialists; Poverty; Working class; Authors;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Wiles Robert Hunter, national icon for social causes and an influential author. Other individuals mentioned include William R. Hunter, Carolyn (Fouts) Hunger, William Andrew Hunter, Eliza Warren,...
    • Indiana Theater

    • Theaters; Vaudeville shows; Motion picture theaters;
    • One typed page including artist's rendering of a photograph of the Indiana Theater taken in 1922. A brief history of the Indiana Theater, distinguished downtown Terre Haute landmark. Individuals mentioned include Theodore W. Barhydt, John...
    • Interurban transportation system

    • Electric railroads; Street-railroads; Railroads; Mass transit;
    • One typed page including photograph; a brief history of the Interurban, an electric railraod serving the Wabash Valley. Individuals mentioned include William Riley McKeen, Demas Deming, John G. McNutt, John E. Lamb, John Beasley, William P. Ijams,...
    • Burl Ives

    • Ives, Burl, 1909-1995; Musicians; Singers;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Burl Ives, "the mightiest ballad singer of this or any other century." Other individuals mentioned include Carl Sandburg, Clara Lyon, Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter, Dorothy Koster Paul.
    • Wally Jakowczyk

    • Jakowczyk, Wally, b. 1923; Baseball players; Athletes; Baseball; Football players; Basketball players;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Wally Jakowczyk, athlete. Other individuals mentioned include Ray Brubaker, Barbara J. Brown, John Brown, Iona Brown, Jack Jakowczyk, Elaine Jakowczyk, Gary Grohovsky, Patti Reed, Ryan Jakowczyk,...
    • Dr. Martin D. Jenkins

    • Jenkins, Martin David, 1904-1978; Education; Special education; Gifted children; African Americans; College presidents;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Martin David Jenkins, nationally recognized expert on gifted children and the president of Morgan State College.
    • Grover Jones

    • Jones, Grover, 1893-1940; Movie posters; Motion picture posters; Movies; Motion pictures; Motion picture industry; Authors;
    • One typed page including photograph; biography of Grover Jones, one of the most prolific screenwriters in the history of American cinema.
    • Horatio Keyes

    • Keyes, Horatio, 1830?-1904; Carts & wagons; Carriages & coaches; Wheels; Factories;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of Horatio Keyes, manufacturer of carriages, wheels, hubs, and spokes.

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