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    • Ernest Schleicher Civil War Letters

    • United States--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers--correspondence; Correspondence; Fortune telling; Love letters; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--letters and diaries; Military life
    • Ernest Schleicher, a soldier in Company I 38th Regiment Indiana Infantry, wrote letters home during the Civil War to Harriet Jackson of New Providence, Indiana. Ernest mustered in as a private in 1861 and was discharged in 1865 as a sergeant. These...
    • Fishing for minnows

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Stratton-Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Margaret Day Briggs, a close friend of Gene's wrote that mother and daughter spent much time together, sharing interests. (20091083-large-2) Through Gene's writings we learn that Jeannette often occupied her mother to the woods, and both parents on...
    • Turtle dove's nest

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph appeared in the September 1901 edition of Outing magazine. This photograph, along with three others were not ready for the July edition, so were supplied here on pages 656-7. in July, Gene wrote of the turtle dove, " The nest is...
    • The home that was "purt nigh took"

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote, "Passing through a village, on being told that I carried a camera a woman came to me and begged that I make a picture of her home. . . The reason she was so extremely anxious to have the picture was because the forest fires had almost...
    • My Indian Model

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote," Near a lumberman's shanty, in a small clearing, I found my first subject, the most magnificent specimen of Indian physical manhood I have ever seen. He stood all or over six feet four, in his bare feet, and was splendidly...
    • The trail

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Gene wrote of her experience on a rough Canadian trail in "The Universal Lens" published in the Photographic Times=Bulletin, July, 1902 Vol. XXXIV, No. 7, pages 299-293. (20091036-large) It appears on the same album page as "Waterway."
    • Twisted Vine

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • Mamie (Hawbaker) Schenbeck often accompanied the Porter ladies while on the Hawbaker farm property. Referring to the book, "Wings" Mamie said, ". . .she (Gene) wrote about a turkey vulture who nested, and laid her eggs, in an old Sycamore tree on...
    • Korean War Letter from Jesse G Dorsey to Jimmie Sanders 11 Apr 1958

    • Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Gossip; Speed (Ind.); Sellersburg (Ind.)
    • Jesse Dorsey wrote a form letter every month and mailed them to active duty soldiers. This letter was sent to Jimmie Sanders and has personal note to him at the end. In this letter Jesse describes various happenings around Speed and Sellersburg...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 12 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Homesickness; France
    • Jimmy wrote this letter to his brother Henry not to Frank and Dorothy. Jimmy is back in France. He is really homesick and is tired of the Army. His wife Edna has a garden but is having trouble getting water. Jimmy saw Elmer Smith in Paris. While in...
    • Letter, Davis Floyd to John Tipton, 1816 December 04

    • Slaveholders; Slaves--Crimes against; Harrison County (Ind.)
    • Davis Floyd was asked by the Indiana legislature to see that this matter (regarding the "Negro", probably Perry as in Perry v. Stith) was properly settled. He asked Tipton to release the property and considered financial details. Date of letter...
    • John F. Mitchell Recalls Riley, Vawter

    • Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916; Vawter, Will, 1871-1941
    • John F. Mitchell relates his memories of James Whitcomb Riley. The article includes information about his mother, Minnie Belle, who wrote a biography of James Whitcomb Riley and was one of many who helped restore the Riley family home in...
    • McKinney Family Papers 1823-1923

    • Clark County (Ind.); Charlestown (Ind.); Memphis (Ind.); Jeffersonville (Ind.); New Albany (Ind.); Louisville (Ky.); Correspondence; Military pensions--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865; Receipts; Land sales; Land titles--Registration and...
    • The McKinney Family Papers span 100 years and at least three generations of the McKinney family. The collection starts in 1823 with the purchase of 3 acres in Charlestown, Indiana and ends in 1923 with a bill of sale for a Ford Touring car. The...
    • Austin and Rheua Rand, Naturalists

    • Rand, Austin; Rand, Rheua; environmentalists; writers
    • The Rands, both ornithologists, moved to Chesterton in 1947 after Austin was appointed Curator of Ornithology at the Field Museum. They were actively involved in the local community, writing a weekly column "Country Diary" in the Chesterton...

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