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Overview World War I and World War II necessitated the expansion not only of the combat forces of the U.S. military but also of its medical services. To help meet this need, medical schools and the American Red Cross sponsored the creation of hospital units. The Indianapolis medical community followed this trend during both wars. In 1917, the Indianapolis Chapter of the American Red Cross established the unit eventually designated Base Hospital 32. Almost all of the doctors, nurses, and enlisted men...
Overview Harry Allen Davis, Jr., Indiana artist and Herron School of Art professor, was born in Hillsboro, Indiana in 1914 and moved to Brownsburg, Indiana in 1920. In 1938, he graduated from the John Herron Art Institute and won the Prix de Rome in Painting. After studying at the American Academy in Rome and briefly teaching at Beloit College, he joined the Army in 1942 and was a combat artist in Europe in World War II. When the war was over, Davis took a position teaching drawing and painting at the...
Overview After several years of efforts on the part of its founders, the Indiana Chapter of the Special Libraries Association was created in 1941 to address the needs of special libraries in the state, recruit new professionals to the field, establish standards and provide a venue for professional discussion and cooperation, and host programs and annual meetings for library professionals. This collection houses the records of the organization from its earliest beginnings in 1936, through its founding...
Scope and Contents From the beginning of her career in Indianapolis Jessie Groves took candid photographs of nurses, doctors, and the campus, compiling these in a photo album (or perhaps albums). These photographs arrived in the IUPUI University Archives sometime in the 1970s. In 1977 University Archivist Jeannette Matthew interviewed Jessie, and that tape is also a part of the Archives collections. At some point the album was dismantled and the photographs were integrated into the rest of the university photo...
Overview Julia M. Carson (July 8, 1938-December 15, 2007) was the first woman and African-American to represent Indianapolis and the second African-American (after Katie Hall of Gary, Indiana) to represent Indiana in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1997 until her death. Prior to entering Congress, Carson, a Democrat, served as a state representative and a state senator in the Indiana General Assembly and as Center Township trustee in Marion County, Indiana.The...
Overview Larry Allyn Conrad, civic and political leader, was born in Laconia, Indiana in 1935, to Ruby Rooksby Conrad and Marshall Conrad. He graduated from Ball State University and married Mary Lou Hoover in 1957. He received an LL.B from Indiana University- Indianapolis School of Law in 1961. His political career began in 1962, when he successfully managed Birch Bayh's campaign for the United States Senate. Bayh subsequently hired Conrad first as his legislative assistant and later as Chief Counsel...
Overview The National Council on Public History (NCPH) was formed in 1979 to meet the needs of historians practicing history outside the traditional realms of academia. The NCPH acts as a mechanism for bringing this diverse group of professionals together through programs; a scholarly journal, The Public Historian; workshops and seminars; and an annual conference. A membership organization, governed by a board of directors and operated by an executive secretary, the NCPH continues to serve a diverse...
Overview This collection is photographic documentary of scenes and places from the perspective of Neil E. Matthew, a professor of the Herron School of Art at IUPUI. He was a painter first while an undergraduate at Arizona State University. He then studied photography under Henry Holmes Smith at Indiana University. His photography, as described by its creator, is "the painter as photographic tourist." It is straight representational photography of the landscape and buildings seen during his travels...
Overview The Organization of American Historians (OAH) was founded in 1907 under the name the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (MVHA). The founders created a historical organization that encouraged research and study of the area that made up the Mississippi Valley. In 1913 it began to sponsor a scholarly journal, The Mississippi Valley Historical Review. The organization eventually outgrew its brand name as a regional association by gaining members throughout the country. The organization...
- Repository: General Collections X
- Nursing 2
- Nursing -- Social aspects 2
- Nursing -- Societies, etc. -- History 2
- Nursing -- Studying and teaching 2
- African American women legislators 1
- American Academy in Rome 1
- American Association for Higher Education 1
- Architecture and photography 1
- Art -- Study and teaching 1
- Art and war 1
- Center for Assessment Research and Development (Tenn.) 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Historians -- United States 1
- IU Herron School of Art and Design 1
- Indiana -- Politics and government 1
- John Herron Art Institute. Art School 1
- Landscape photography 1
- Legislators -- United States 1
- Libraries and business 1
- Lynching 1
- Medicine, Military 1
- Nonprofit organizations -- United States 1
- Nursing -- Study and teaching (Continuing education) 1
- Painters -- United States 1
- Photography 1
- Prix de Rome 1
- Public History -- United States 1
- Special libraries 1
- United States -- History 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Europe 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1 ∧ less
- Sigma Theta Tau International 2
- Banta, Trudy W. 1
- Bayh, Birch, 1928- 1
- Carson, Julia 1
- Conrad, Larry Allyn, 1935-1990 1
- Davis, Harry A., 1914-2006 1
- Davis, Lois, 1924- 1
- Ewell, Peter 1
- Groves, Jessie Lucile, 1894-1994 1
- Herron School of Art 1
- IU Herron School of Art and Design 1
- IUPUI (Campus) 1
- Indiana University School of Nursing 1
- Matthew, Jeanette 1
- Matthew, Neil E. 1
- National Council on Public History (U.S.) 1
- Organization of American Historians 1
- Richey, Marguerite 1
- Richey, Oakley 1
- Sanderson, Sara 1
- Sigma Theta Tau International. Alpha Chapter 1
- Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America 1
- Special Libraries Association 1
- Special Libraries Association. Indiana Chapter 1
- Strieby, Irene Macy, 1894-1987 1
- United States. Army 1
- United States. Army. General Hospital (32nd) 1
- United States. Congress. House 1 ∧ less