Economic History of Indiana in the Twentieth Century 1976-1980


Economic History of Indiana in the Twentieth Century 1976-1980

This project contains information about local, state, national, and international economic enterprises, focusing mainly on businesses and industries located in and/or originating in the state of Indiana. Some of the industries discussed are the Indiana limestone industry, the local oil industry, coal mining, agriculture, railroads, the automobile industry, banking, insurance, steel production, and supermarkets. The local economic impact of industry and business on a community, unionization, and the workforces of each industry are also discussed.

164 interviews; Audiotapes, transcripts, and collateral materials



SNAC Resource ID: 6625145

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Stanton (family)

Sierra club (corporateBody)

"The dedication of the new Lodge at Horse Camp, Mount Shasta took place at high noon on Fourth of July 1923... The crowning event was when Miss Harwood of Los Angeles stepped forward and with much vim and enthusiasm pronounced the words: 'I christen thee Shasta Alpine Lodge (crash went the bottle of Shasta Ginger Ale on the stone doorway) and dedicate thee to all lovers of the great out-of doors...'" (Sierra Club Circular, Sept. 1, 1923, p. 1). From the description of Sierra Club mou...

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Ohio River Company (corporateBody)

Jasper Seating Company (corporateBody)

Berry, Harry (person)

Indiana Limestone Institute (corporateBody)

Kelsey-Hayes Company (corporateBody)

Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union (corporateBody)

Hurley, Roy (person)

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company (corporateBody)

Coachman Industries, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Consumers Gas Trust Company. (corporateBody)

Evansville and Terre Haute Railroad (corporateBody)

Kussner, Amalia (person)

Dunn Memorial Hospital (corporateBody)

Skelton, Zeeder (person)

Goodrich, James P. (James Putnam), 1864-1940 (person)

Campbell soup company (corporateBody)

Originally formed in 1869 as Anderson and Campbell, a partnership canning tomatoes, vegetables, jellies, condiments, and minced meats in Camden, N.J.; 1892, incorporates as Joseph Campbell Preserve Company; renamed Campbell Soup Company in 1922. From the description of Campbell Soup Company photographs and advertisements, 1930-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 311080180 Originally formed in 1869 as Anderson and Campbell, a partnership canning tomatoes, vegetables, jellies...

Columbus Human Rights Commission (corporateBody)

Studebaker-Packard Corporation (corporateBody)

The Studebaker Corporation began making automobiles in 1902. It merged with the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit in the 1950s. The competition from the "Big Three" auto manufacturers was too great for the Company to stay in business. It left South Bend in 1963, and produced its last car the same year in Hamilton, Ontario. From the description of Studebaker-Packard Corporation photographs [graphic], 1902-1963. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 176630829 ...

Mead Johnson Institute (corporateBody)

Mead Johnson and Company. (corporateBody)

Evansville, IN and Jersey City, NJ. From the description of Pamphlets, ca.1900-1936. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122624592 ...

Knox County Sand Company (corporateBody)

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Refiners Transport Company (corporateBody)

Farmers Union (corporateBody)

Ford, Henry (person)

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Irwin-Sweeney-Miller Foundation (corporateBody)

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Patterson, David, 1922-2005 (person)

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South Bend Chamber of Commerce (Wash.) (corporateBody)

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Princeton University (corporateBody)

The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

U.S. Small Business Administration (corporateBody)

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The Reeves Pulley Company was founded in 1890 by William Reeves and his three sons, Marshall, Milton and Girnie. In addition to pulleys, the company produced speed transmissions, steam and gasoline engines, saw mills, and threshing machines. When it opened for business in Columbus, it was the largest factory in southern Indiana. From the description of Reeves Pulley Company collection [graphic], 1896-1969. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 187985862 ...

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University of Pennsylvania. (corporateBody)

In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...

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Cloutier, Joseph R. (person)

Rogers, Ralph B., 1909-1997 (person)

Public broadcasting executive. Chairman, radio station KERA, Dallas; chief executive officer, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS); co-founder, Children's Television Workshop. From the description of Ralph B. Rogers papers, 1969-1990, and undated (bulk 1969-1981) (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 30442815 Industrialist and PBS executive Ralph B. Rogers was born in Boston in 1909 and was educated at Northeastern University. Before his involveme...

Graham Hotel (corporateBody)

Consolidated Coal Company (corporateBody)

Independent Limestone Company (corporateBody)

Riggs, Eleanor (person)

Purdue University (corporateBody)

Saturday Spectator (corporateBody)

Noblitt, Q. G. (person)

Indiana. Department of Natural Resources (corporateBody)

Cook's Brewery (corporateBody)

Hillenbrad (family)

Lincoln National Corporation (corporateBody)

Rose, Gaurie (person)

Indiana University Studio Art Department (corporateBody)

Indiana State University (corporateBody)

Freeman, Orville (person)

Irwin, Will (person)

Wright Aeronautical Corporation (corporateBody)

Griffith Motor Express (corporateBody)

Young, E.C. (person)

National Farmers' Union (corporateBody)

National Farmers' Union Pewsey Vale, Calne and Devises Branches, Wiltshire From the guide to the NATIONAL FARMERS' UNION PEWSEY VALE, CALNE AND DEVIZES BRANCHES, 1923 - 1980, (University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life) The National Farmers Union was formed in 1908. It developed from the Lincolnshire Farmers' Union which was founded by Colin Campbell. Membership was composed mainly of tenant farmers and so focused on their problems and interests. There had been prev...

A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company (corporateBody)

Hardin, Cliff (person)

Texas Gas Transmission, LLC. (corporateBody)

Saxton Coal Corporation (corporateBody)

Central Sugar Company (corporateBody)

Woods, Forrest (person)

Miller, J. Irwin (Joseph Irwin), 1909-2004 (person)

Owens-Illinois, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Delco-RemyDelco Remy International, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Wickard, Claude (person)

Brannan, Charley (person)

Brown, Richard P.C., 1951-.... (person)

Epithet: writer on archtecture British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002de Epithet: of Gloucester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002db Epithet: of Add MS 37881 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002d9 Epithet: innholder ...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation. (corporateBody)

Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus (corporateBody)

Jeffboat Limited Liability Company (corporateBody)

Cook Financial Corporation (corporateBody)

Engle Stone Company (corporateBody)

Cumberland Quarries (corporateBody)

Elliott, Don (person)

Greenleaf, C. D. (person)

Scripps Howard Foundation (corporateBody)

Amax Coal Company (corporateBody)

Graves, Justin (person)

McGregor, Ian, 1922-2007 (person)

Hartzer, Ronald (person)

Tabor, Bill (person)

Indiana University. Department of Fine Arts (corporateBody)

Hoyt Machine Company (corporateBody)

Kimball International, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Federal Farm Land Bank (corporateBody)

Ney, Wes (person)

Randall, Clarence B. (person)

Aitken, Johnny (person)

Schult Homes (corporateBody)

Miles, Franklin (person)

Cooper, Thomas (person)

The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: Under-Sheriff for county Oxfordshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Purdue University. School of Agriculture (corporateBody)

Electromotive Corporation (corporateBody)

Studebaker Corporation (corporateBody)

The H&C Studebaker blacksmith shop opened in 1852 in downtown South Bend, Indiana. Henry and Clement Studebaker's shop would turn into Studebaker Manufacturing Company in 1868 and become the largest wagon manufacturer in the world. Studebaker would also be the only manufacturer to successfully switch from horse drawn to gasoline powered vehicles. After the turn of the century Studebaker eased its way into the automobile market with an electric car in 1902, followed by gasoline powered cars i...

The Republic (corporateBody)

U.S. Department of Energy (corporateBody)

Allis-Chalmers Company (corporateBody)

Sentner, William (person)

Warner Gear (corporateBody)

Ward, Dana (person)

Whiteman, Frank (person)

Roos, Barney (person)

Link Belt Construction Equipment Company (corporateBody)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (corporateBody)

Borg-Warner Incorporated (corporateBody)

Dravo Corporation (corporateBody)

Dravo Corporation was founded by Francis R. Dravo in 1890. Originally, Dravo produced steam engines and then branched out to produce other steel products such as ships, mine shafts and caissons. Adverse economic conditions in the 1970's and 1980's forced Dravo to sell many of their facilities. From the description of Dravo Corporation records 1900-1986 (bulk 1943-1986). (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 50611831 ...

Central States Petroleum Union (corporateBody)

Franz, Frank (person)

Anderson, Terry H., 1946-.... (person)

United States. Navy (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Barrows, Robert G. (Robert Graham), 1946- (person)

McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895 (person)

Banker. Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1885 August 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379137 Epithet: Secretary to the USA Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x000128 American Banker and Statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Treasury Department, to E. Cooper, Acting Private Secretary, 1866 Apr. 25. (Unknown)....

Miller, Dick (person)

Liston, Bernie (person)

St. Joseph's Bank (corporateBody)

Republic Aviation (corporateBody)

Visher, Stephen Sargent (person)

Shaw, Ted (person)

Johnson, Lambert, Jr. (person)

Melville, Rose, 1953- (person)

Peters, Lovitt (person)

Swearingen, John (person)

Rock Island Refining Corporation (corporateBody)

Village Pantry (corporateBody)

Indiana Bell Telephone Company (corporateBody)

Seversky Airplane Company (corporateBody)

Victor Oolitic Stone Company (corporateBody)

Agricultural Information Department (corporateBody)

Loewy, Raymond (person)

Marsh Supermarkets, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp. (corporateBody)

Strong, Joseph (person)

Irving Material, Incorporated (corporateBody)

South-Central Mental Health Foundation (corporateBody)

Cooper, Susan; Goodwin, Joseph P. (person)

Palmer, Edward, 1802-1886 (person)

Union Meckling Barge Line (corporateBody)

Swenson Evaporator Company. (corporateBody)

Farm Craft (corporateBody)

C.G. Conn Incorporated (corporateBody)

National Science Foundation (U.S.). Directorate for Research Applications (corporateBody)

Orcutt, Daniel C. (person)

Sample, Glenn (person)

Showalter Residuary Trust (corporateBody)

Terre Haute Gas Company (corporateBody)

Terre Haute Brewing Company (corporateBody)

Indiana Bureau of Materials and Tests (corporateBody)

Anderson, Terry (person)

Republican Party (corporateBody)

Axom, Frank (person)

Purdue Road School (corporateBody)

Showers (family)

Vigo County Historical Society (corporateBody)

Bedford Chamber of Commerce (corporateBody)

Anderson, Clinton (person)

Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association. (corporateBody)

Stevens, Mary L. (person)

Ray, Jessey (person)

Commercial Transport Corporation (corporateBody)

Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958 (person)

Inventor, scientist, and humanitarian, best known for his invention of the automobile self-starter and his co-founding of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; founder of DELCO; official of General Motors; b. near Loudonville, Ohio; resident of Dayton, Ohio. From the description of Charles Kettering collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958264 Charles F. Kettering was born August 28, 1876 in Loudonville, Ohio to Jacob and Martha K...

Amoco Oil Company (corporateBody)

Pet Milk Company (corporateBody)

Renamed Pet Inc. in 1966. From the description of Recipe booklet, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70968535 ...

Gulf Life Insurance Company (corporateBody)

Fairless Works (corporateBody)

Sherwood, R. Hartley (person)

Burnett, Guy (person)

Bundy, George (person)

Winton Engine (corporateBody)

Root (family)

Land Grant College Association (corporateBody)

Payne, James W. (person)

Epithet: of Leicester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00006f ...

Ford motor company (corporateBody)

When Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903, Alexander Y. Malcolmson was elected the Company's first treasurer, but his assistant James Couzens actually managed financial functions. People holding the position of Ford Motor Company treasurer from 1903 to 1955 included Alexander Y. Malcolmson, 1903-1906; James J. Couzens, 1906-1915; Frank L. Klingensmith, 1915-1921; Edsel B Ford, 1921-1943; B. J. Craig, 1943-1946; and L. E. Briggs, 1946-1955. In 1903, the business office was in a small building o...

Sunbeam Corporation (corporateBody)

Hulman Foundation (corporateBody)

Farm Foundation (corporateBody)

Lane, Perry (person)

Duff Farm Management Services (corporateBody)

Atterbury Air Force Base (corporateBody)

Indiana University. Digital Library Program (corporateBody)

In 1954, the Indiana University School of Education partnered with the Prasan Mitr College of Education in Bangkok and the Thai Ministry of Education to develop programs in teacher education in Thailand. IU's involvement in this area of the world expanded even further the following year when IU was contracted by the U.S. Foreign Operations Administration to assist in the development of an Institute of Public Administration at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. From the descri...

General Electric Company (corporateBody)

Founded 1892. Corporate interests include: Broadcasting; Electric Components; Household Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Motors; Telecommunications; Electromedical Industry. From the description of Technical records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865339 Founded 1892. From the description of General Electric Company in Camden, N.J., collection, 1878-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979711 Schenectady, NY. From the description of Electr...

Coca-Cola Bottling Company. (corporateBody)

Cummins, Clessie L. (person)

Delta Electric Company (corporateBody)

National Forge and Ordinance (corporateBody)

Hulman (family)

Indiana University. School of Fine Arts (corporateBody)

Inland Steel Company (corporateBody)

Steel Company founded in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois; Inland Steel operated a fleet of bulk freighters for ore transport on the Great Lakes. From the description of Records 1978-1981. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 588915836 Wheelwright, located in eastern Kentucky's Floyd County, is a town created by the coal industry. Initially developed as a coal camp by Elk Horn Coal Corporation, Wheelwright began to take shape in 1911. It was incorporat...

Alliance Electric (corporateBody)

Carter, Byrum (person)

Dads Club (corporateBody)

Sunquist, Ray (person)

Keifer (family)

Chamberlain, Ben (person)

Nader, Ralph, 1934- (person)

Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...

Johnson, Lambert, Sr. (person)

Wells, Herman B. (person)

Before becoming president of Indiana University, Herman B Wells served as an assistant cashier at the National Bank of Lebanon before going on to work for the Indiana Bankers Association, the Indiana Commission for Financial Institutions, and the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions. He was named dean of the Indiana University School of Business administration in 1935 by IU President William Lowe Bryan. In 1937 he was named acting president of the university and president the following y...

Giroux, Vincent (person)

Andrews, Fred (person)

Gilman, Norman H. (person)

Hawkins, Andrew. (person)

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Noblitt-Sparks Industries (corporateBody)

Winslow Coal Corporation (corporateBody)

Johnson, Hjalmar (person)

Montgomery Ward (corporateBody)

Montgomery Ward, the world's first general merchandise mail-order business, issued its first single sheet catalog in 1872. By 1887, the Chicago based company had annual sales exceeding $1,000,000 and in 1889 it became a privately held corporation. In 1893, founder Aaron Montgomery Ward sold his controlling interest to partner George R. Thorne, and the company became a public corporation in 1919. In 1931, Sewell L. Avery became chairman and chief executive officer. His te...

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration (corporateBody)

American Circus Corporation (corporateBody)

Miller, Gary (person)

Gary Miller was a photographer for the Environmental Protection Agency's DOCUMERICA project in the early 1970s. From the description of Miller, Gary (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10616095 ...

Indiana State Agricultural Experiment Station (corporateBody)

Bloomington-Bedford-Indianapolis Motor Freight (corporateBody)

United Steel Workers (corporateBody)

Osborne, Thomas, 1859-1938 (person)

Epithet: of Harwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00026d Title: 9th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00028a Epithet: Lieutenant Madras Army British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000099 Epithet: of Egerton MS 2722...

Bean, A. G. (person)

Food For Peace (corporateBody)

Jenkins, Wayne (person)

Shepherd Machine and Tool Company (corporateBody)

Nurre Caxton (corporateBody)

Little (family)

Bowen, Otis R. (person)

Lanear, J. F. D. (person)

General Motors Guide Lamp Division (corporateBody)

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (corporateBody)

Blaske, Floyd (person)

Etchison, Riley Big (person)

Mallory Sonalert Products, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Laborers International Union (corporateBody)

Public Service Edwardsport Plant (corporateBody)

Kalb, N. E. (person)

Dehant, Tony (person)

PSI Marble Hill Nuclear Power Plant (corporateBody)

Cook (family)

Schafer, Brendan J. (person)

Schwyer, Emil (person)

Hunter, Wilma King, 1942- (person)

Wabash Valley Power Co-Op (corporateBody)

United Auto Workers (corporateBody)

Indianapolis International Airport (corporateBody)

Reuther, Walter Phillip (person)

Newman (family)

Vandergrift Mill (corporateBody)

Lilly, Eli, 1885-1977 (person)

Epithet: philanthropist and pharmacologist, President Eli Lilly and Company British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x00033f Eli Lilly was an Indianapolis pharmaceutical heir and magnate, philanthropist, and avocational archaeologist and historian. From the description of Papers, 1937-1961. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27350174 Lilly was an Indianapo...

Southern Illinois University (corporateBody)

Eli Lilly and company (corporateBody)

Indianapolis, IN. From the description of Collection, ca.1924-1952. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122347569 ...

CIO (corporateBody)

Deiss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1903- (person)

Indiana Limestone Promotional Trust Fund (corporateBody)

Halderman Farm Management Service (corporateBody)

Indiana Telephone Corporation (corporateBody)

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (corporateBody)

Landrey Mining Company (corporateBody)

Council of Industrial Relations (corporateBody)

Newton County Stone Company (corporateBody)

American Supply Company. (corporateBody)

Newill, Ed (person)

Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974 (person)

Businessman and government official. From the description of Papers, 1928-1972. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944301 ...

Mooney Tannery (corporateBody)

Giroux Jr., Vincent (person)

United Auto Workers, Local 5 (corporateBody)

Rose Polytechnic Institute (corporateBody)

Frigidaire (corporateBody)

Indiana and Michigan Electric Company (corporateBody)

Calhoun, Patrick, 1856-1943 (person)

Lilly Foundation (corporateBody)

Feeny, Al (person)

Jourdan, Jack (person)

American Can Company (corporateBody)

United Auto Workers, Local 287 (corporateBody)

Meany, George, 1894-1980 (person)

Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...

National Grange Association (corporateBody)

Elanco Animal Health (corporateBody)

Ruthenburg, Louis (person)

Selmer Corporation (corporateBody)

Hall, Ed (person)

Barnett, John, 1930- (person)

Epithet: composer; of Add MS 46635 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x00016d Epithet: composer; of Add MS 42878 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x00016c Epithet: of Belfast Academical Institution British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0...

Youngs (family)

Brandon, Larry (person)

Matthews Brothers, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Indiana Motor Truck Association (corporateBody)

Osram Sylvania, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Heaton, Earl (person)

Excello Company (corporateBody)

Hulman, Anton J., Jr. Tony (person)

Engineering Science and Management Training Program (corporateBody)

U.S. Electric (corporateBody)

Federal Power Commission (corporateBody)

Purdue University Extension Service (corporateBody)

Bloomington Faculty Council. (corporateBody)

The Bloomington Faculty Council began meeting 7 October 1969. Formerly part of the Faculty Council, the Bloomington Faculty Council was created as part of a major University reorganization initiated under University President Elvis J. Stahr. The goal of the University reorganization was to divide the University into three autonomous units: Bloomington, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, and the remaining regional campuses. In January 1969 the proposed amendments to t...

Westinghouse Corporation. (corporateBody)

Carpenter Body Works, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Tennessee Valley authority (corporateBody)

The TVA was created in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act creating a federal agency to develop the Tennessee Valley region, then suffering from soil depletion, flood damage, and economic depression. Fifty years later, over 30 electricity-producing dams controlled the Tennessee and its tributaries, and a navigation channel had been created from Paducah, Ky., to Knoxville, Tenn. In addition TVA had carried out programs to prevent pollution, improve forest and farm management, ...

Yeager and Sullivan, Incorporated (corporateBody)

French Lick Springs Hotel (corporateBody)

In the 1830's Dr. Thomas Bowles purchased land surrounding the largest mineral springs near French Lick, Orange County, Ind.; his son built a hotel there. In 1883 French Lick citizens bought the hotel, and it was later purchased by Indianapolis mayor Thomas Taggart, who added new buildings and a golf course. In 1946 it was sold to a New York syndicate and operates today as the French Lick Springs Resort. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1926-1927. (Indiana Historical Society Libra...

Cooke, John (person)

Epithet: naval gunner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x000135 Epithet: Steward of the Honour of Rayleigh, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x000146 Epithet: of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x00013d ...

4-H Club (corporateBody)

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (corporateBody)

S.W. Little Coal Company (corporateBody)

Nance, James J., 1900-1984 (person)

Indianapolis Power and Light Company (corporateBody)

Electric Boat Company (corporateBody)

Erie Stone Company (corporateBody)

Ball Corporation (corporateBody)

Ball Corporation had its beginning in 1880 in Buffalo, New York, moved to Muncie, Indiana in 1887, and expanded its market from glass food jars to include metal beverage containers in the late 1960s and high barrier plastic food packaging in the late 1970s. Its international corporate headquarters at 345 South High St. was dedicated on April 22, 1976. From the description of Records, 1957-1993. (Ball State University Library). WorldCat record id: 35037031 Founded in 1886 as ...

Missouri Farmers Organization (corporateBody)

Glass Bottle Blowers of America (corporateBody)

Howard Boat Yard (corporateBody)

Marsh, Ermal (person)

Louisville and Nashville Railroad. (corporateBody)

Thompson Products, inc. (corporateBody)

Manufacturer of automotive and air transportation equipment based in Cleveland, Ohio. Incorporated in 1916. Frederick C. Crawford became president in 1933 and espoused a philosophy of industrial relations which came to be called "Crawfordism". It was antagonistic to outside labor unions and sought to promote internal harmony through management-led education of employees. In 1958 the firm's name was changed to Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, inc. and in 1965 to TRW Inc. From the description...

Kitchen Kompact, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Jardin, William (person)

Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul (corporateBody)

Reed Quarries, Incorporated (corporateBody)

George A. Fuller Company (corporateBody)

The George A. Fuller Co. was founded in Chicago in 1882 by C.E. Clark and George A. Fuller and soon became one of the leading general contractors in the construction industry. Beginning in 1914 the George A. Fuller Co. managed the construction of a new residence for Samuel Insull at Hawthorn Farm in Libertyville, IL. The residence at Hawthorn Farm was designed by Benjamin Marshall of Marshall and Fox and the gardens were designed by noted landscape architect Jens Jensen. From the des...

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (corporateBody)

Farmers Alliance (corporateBody)

Illinois Agricultural Association (corporateBody)

Birdsall (family)

Washburn Realty (corporateBody)

Indiana Department of Housing (corporateBody)

Tecumseh Products Company (corporateBody)

Indiana Manufactured Housing Association (corporateBody)

Giroux, Vincent A., 1946- (person)

Stoops, Todd (person)

Engle (family)

Indianapolis Chemical Company (corporateBody)

Hall, Arthur. (person)

Epithet: Reverend; of Hastings, county Sussex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x0001b5 ...

McNutt, Paul V. (person)

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (corporateBody)

Rendaico, Michael (person)

Simonds Saw Company (corporateBody)

Lilly (family)

Rumford Chemical Works (corporateBody)

Continental Engine Company (corporateBody)

Reed, Dillion (person)

Packard motor car company (corporateBody)

The Packard Twin-Six was manufactured and sold in 1915. Joy made a trip in the spring of 1915 and Waldron made several trips afterwards, maybe as early as the fall of 1915, when Waldon was the General Manager of Packard. Henry B. Joy was born on Nov. 23, 1864, the son of James F. and Mary (Bourne) Joy. After graduating from Phillip's Academy (Andover, Mass.), Sheffield Scientific School, and Yale University, he began life as an office boy with the Pennisular Car Co., working his way up to clerk,...

Schricker, Henry F. (Henry Fredrick), 1883-1966 (person)

Roberts, Rex (person)

Kyes, Roger M. (Roger Martin), 1906-1971 (person)

Keyes received his A.B. from Harvard in 1928. From the description of Mathew Carey : typescript, 1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612196784 ...

Reconstruction Finance Corporation (corporateBody)

Indiana Farm Bureau (corporateBody)

Potts Industries (corporateBody)

North Baltimore Glass Company (corporateBody)

Indiana State Geological Survey (corporateBody)

Robert, Don. (person)

Medi-Scan (corporateBody)

Barbasol Company (corporateBody)

Research and Engineers Professional Employees Association (corporateBody)

General motors corporation (corporateBody)

AC Sparkplug Company (corporateBody)

Shaw, Wilbur (person)

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 (person)

John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), was the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 1888 ...

Kruner, O. T. (person)

Bean, Morris (person)

O and I Stone (corporateBody)

Root, Chapman G. (person)

Vance, Harold James, 1899- (person)

Citizens Loan and Trust Company (corporateBody)

Chrysler corporation (corporateBody)

On Jan. 4, 1980, the Chrysler Corp. permanently closed its Hamtramck Assembly Plant, commonly called "Dodge Main", marking the end of nearly 70 years of continuous manufacturing operations at the facility. John Frances and Horace Elgin Dodge were pioneers in the automobile industry, beginning with a machine shop to supply auto plants with parts, working with both Ransom E. Olds and Henry Ford, and eventually building a new plant on a 30 acre site in Hamtramck in 1910. Wanting to build their own ...

Army Corps Of Engineers (corporateBody)

The Cold War era caused feelings of uncertainty and fear for the American government and its citizens. With Communist nations in various parts of the world, the U.S. feared nuclear attacks and wanted to ensure their protection from radiation if an attack occurred. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy gave responsibility for civil defense to the Secretary of Defense and a National Fallout Shelter Program was established. The Secretary of Defense created the Office of Civil ...

American Farm Bureau Federation (corporateBody)

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 (person)

John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...

Reeves (family)

Journeymen Stonecutters Union (corporateBody)

Benson, Ezra Taft (person)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under Eisenhower, apostle and later president of the LDS church. From the description of Speeches, 1966-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122462756 Ezra Taft Benson was United States Secretary of Agriculture January 21, 1953 – January 20, 1961. From the guide to the AV 14 Ezra Taft Benson U. S. Secretary of Agriculture audio recordings collection 1954-1977 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library) ...

Ball State University. (corporateBody)

Meyers, Ernestine (person)

Chevrolet (corporateBody)

Federal Farm Credit Administration (corporateBody)

Good, Morris (person)

Mitchell Crushed Stone (corporateBody)

St. Denis, Janet Ruth (person)

City Securities Corporation (corporateBody)

King, R. T. (person)

Kimball Piano and Organ Company (corporateBody)

Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016 (person)

Fidel Castro (b. August 13, 1926, Birán, Cuba–d. November 25, 2016, Havana, Cuba) was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Under his administration, Cuba became a one-party communist state, while industry and business were nationalized and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society. The son of a wealthy Spanish farmer, Castro adopted leftist anti-imper...

Indian Head, Incorporated (corporateBody)

Hoffa, James R. (person)

Ball (family)

Ball Hospital (corporateBody)

Teamsters Union (corporateBody)

Citizens Gas and Coke Utility (corporateBody)

Gott, E. H. (person)

Kanne, Miles (person)

Saladee, Jim (person)

Bloomington Chamber of Commerce (corporateBody)

Hartzer, Ronald F. (person)

Terre Haute Post (corporateBody)

Doup, George (person)

National Farmers Organization (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The National Farmers Organization (NFO) was founded in 1955 to combat low prices farmers received from food processors. The NFO argued that farmers made up nine percent of the nation's population but only earned four percent of its income. The early history of the NFO was marked by radicalism; farmers organized withholding actions to increase prices, then staged boycotts and protests. The more aggressive aspects of the organization's activities receded by 1979, when its focus turned to collectiv...

Wayne Transportation Division (corporateBody)

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Clark, Alex (person)

Boxman Restaurant (corporateBody)

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Jasper Corporation (corporateBody)

Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970 (person)

Roscoe Turner (1895-1970) was born and raised in Corinth, Mississippi. He learned to fly airplanes in France during World War I while attached to the American Second Army. After the war he ran a flying circus, barnstormed at air shows and state fairs, flew the first flying store and owned the Roscoe Turner Flying Service, 1926-1929. He also did stunt flying in movies. In 1929 he operated Nevada Airlines, the first high speed airline. Roscoe Turner was the only aviator to win the Thompson and Hen...

Northern Financial Guarantee Company (corporateBody)

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Wallace, Ben, 1974- (person)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Limited Liability Company (corporateBody)

O'Brien (family)

Mayer, John (person)

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Ayrshire Collieries Corporation (corporateBody)

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Stone Belt Center (corporateBody)

Mead, Franklin B. (person)

United Electrical Workers. (corporateBody)

National Democratic Advisory Committee (corporateBody)

Latta, William (person)

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Wabash Cutlery Company (corporateBody)

Keys Restaurant (corporateBody)

North American Aviation (corporateBody)

United States Auto Club (corporateBody)

Lockheed Corporation (corporateBody)

Arvin, Richard (person)

AFL (corporateBody)

Monroe Guaranty Insurance Company (corporateBody)

Hoffman Electronics Company (corporateBody)

Book, William Frederick, 1873-1940 (person)

William Frederick Book was born in Princeton, Indiana, on June 10, 1873, to Christian Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Bussdicker) Book. He received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1900. After he received his PhD from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1906, Book accepted a job as a psychology professor at the University of Montana. On Sept. 3, 1907, Book married Mary Roach Cougel from Sussex, New Brunswick. Book returned ...

Agency for International Development (corporateBody)

Wilson, C. E. (person)

Daniels, Farington (person)

Indiana Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1424 (corporateBody)

MacNeil, Daniel T. (person)

Johnson (family)

Reuthenburg, Louis (person)

Jake's Manufacturing Company (corporateBody)

Dimensional Stoneworkers, Local 909 (corporateBody)

Corn Growers Association (corporateBody)

Indiana State Chamber of Commerce (corporateBody)

Fucilla, Van (person)

Columbus First Christian Church (corporateBody)

Arkansas Louisiana Gas Company (corporateBody)

Platt Trailer Company (corporateBody)

Allison, James, 1872-1928 (person)

James Ashbury Allison was born in 1872 in Marcellus, Michigan. The Allison family moved to South Bend, Indiana in 1874 and eventually settled in Indianapolis in 1880. James Allison's father Noah operated the Allison Coupon Company, printing coupon books for coal mine company stores. James took over the business when his father died in 1890. Allison's rise to fortune started with his partnership with Carl Fisher and Percy Avery. They began manufacturing carbide gas-based headlights and their Pres...

Indiana Limestone Company (corporateBody)

United States. Marine Corps (corporateBody)

The U.S. Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775. From the description of Papers, 1933-1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 754107146 The history of the Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers dates from 1942-1945. In 1942, a white man by the name of Phillip Johnston, who had lived on a Navajo reservation for many years of his life, conceived an idea that he thought might help the war. He believed that the Navajo language, a verbal, rarely-written language, coul...

Vincennes University (corporateBody)

AMOCO (corporateBody)