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Claude V. Ridgely oral history, 1955.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OH023 (Text) 926387-1001 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 transcript

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/05 by Christina Baich. Finding aid revised 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: Copyright permission must be obtained from the Gary (Ind.) Public Library.
Summary, etc.: The collection contains a transcript of a tape created by Chris Black, Lew Wallace High School, of a talk given by Ridgely in 1955. Ridgely tells how he came to settle in Gary, Indiana, and describes his early experiences in the city.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Claude V. Ridgely oral history, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data: Claude Vernon Ridgely was born on January 29, 1881, in Illinois. Ridgely and his family moved to Gary, Indiana, in 1906. He practiced law in Gary before becoming judge of the Lake County Superior Court. He died on September 11, 1963.
Subject: Ridgely, Claude V. (Claude Vernon), 1881-1963.
Lawyers > Indiana > Gary.
Judges > Indiana > Lake County.
Gary (Ind.) > History.
Genre: Oral histories.

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