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Preservers of the Past: Indiana's County Historical Societies, 1995-1997


Interviewee
Wahl, Henry E. September 14, 1995 

Call Number
95-022

Physical Description

21 pages; 1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 44 minutes; index

Interviewer
Truesdell, Barbara

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Henry E. Wahl shares his thoughts on the goals, role, and history of the Monroe County Historical Society. He discusses the Wall of Fame Project displayed at Bloomington High School that is sponsored by the Monroe County Historical Society. He discusses his ancestry and the history of Monroe County, Indiana.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Bloomington High School, Indiana
    • Indiana University
    • Mathers Museum of World Cultures
    • Monroe County Historical Society
    • Pfizer, Incorporated
    • Showers Brothers Furniture Company
    • The Old Library, Incorporated
    • Occupation Names
    • board president
    • Personal Names
    • Bryan, William Lowe
    • Butcher, Joseph
    • Carmichael, Hoagy
    • Greevey, Henry
    • Kisters, Jerry
    • Lockridge, Ross, Jr.
    • Teter, Nellie Showers
    • Woodburn, James A.
    • Place Names
    • Bloomington, Indiana
    • Monroe County, Indiana
    • Subjects
    • Bloomington High School Wall of Fame
    • community involvement
    • family history
    • fundraising
    • German ancestry
    • historical society programming
    • historical society role
    • letter writing
    • Letters From Honeyhill: A View of Homesteading, 1914-1931
    • local celebrities
    • local history