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Edwin K. Steers oral history, 1977 Jan.-Mar.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OH (Text) 926405-1001 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 transcript draft 4 reel-to-reel tapes

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Restrictions on Access Note: No photocopying allowed.
Summary, etc.: The collection contains tapes of four interviews with Edwin K. Steers conducted by Jerry Handfield. Only the first interview has been transcribed. Steers discusses his family and early childhood; fishing and having a newspaper route; attending Arsenal Technical High School; the 1920s in Indianapolis; his father's law practice and political activities; and D.C. Stephenson and the Ku Klux Klan. There is an indication that the second interview moves onto his years in law school.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: OH, Edwin K. Steers oral history, Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Biographical or Historical Data: Edwin Kemp Steers was born on January 19, 1915, in Indianapolis, Indiana. From 1940 to 1949, he served as deputy prosecuting attorney of Marion County. During World War II, Steers enlisted in the U.S. Navy. In 1952, Steers became one of the youngest men to ever be elected Indiana Attorney General. He served three terms, finally leaving office in 1964. He died on November 30, 1992.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note: Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Subject: Steers, Edwin K. (Edwin Kemp), 1915-1992.
Steers, Edwin, 1881-
Stephenson, David Curtis, 1891-1966.
Arsenal Technical High School (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
United States. Navy.
United States. Office of Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality.
War crime trials.
Lawyers > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Attorneys general > Indiana.
Belsen Trial, Lüneburg, Germany, 1945.

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