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Summary, etc.:
The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll's work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and writings. Correspondents include Henry A. Barnhart, Albert J. Beveridge, Schuyler Colfax, John D. Defrees, Thomas Dowling, William H. English, Charles W. Fairbanks, William P. Fishback, Isaac P. Gray, Thomas A. Hendricks, David B. Hill, William S. Holman, John Worth Kern, Michael C. Kerr, Frederick Landers, Thomas R. Marshall, Claude Matthews, James A. Mount, William H. O'Brien, Henry B. Payne, Samuel M. Ralston, Horatio W. Seymour, Benjamin F. Shively, James R. Slack, Thomas Taggart, David Turpie, Daniel W. Voorhees, and Woodrow Wilson.
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Biographical or Historical Data:
John B. Stoll, born in 1843, emigrated with his family from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1853. Stoll was the owner and publisher of Ligonier, Noble County Banner (1866-1914), and owner and editor of the South Bend, St. Joseph County Times (1883-1912). Besides his work in the newspapers industry, Stoll was involved with the Democratic Party, and associated with several Democratic newspapers in LaPorte and Elkhart. Stoll authored History of the Indiana Democracy, 1816-1916 in 1917. John Stoll died in 1926.
Subject: Democratic Party (U.S.)
Democratic Party (Ind.)
Indiana Democratic Editorial Association.
German Americans > Indiana.
American newspapers > Indiana.
Elections > Indiana.
German Americans > Political activity.
Newspaper editors > Societies, etc.
Political parties > Indiana.
Political parties > United States.
Political parties > History.
Historians > Indiana.
Indiana > Politics and government.
United States > Politics and government > 1865-1933.
Barnhart, Henry A., 1858-1934 > Correspondence.
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 > Correspondence.
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 > Correspondence.
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 > Correspondence.
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 > Correspondence.
English, William Hayden, 1822-1896 > Correspondence.
Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 > Correspondence.
Fishback, William P. (William Pinckney) > Correspondence.
Gray, Isaac P. (Isaac Pusey), 1828-1895 > Correspondence.
Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885 > Correspondence.
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910 > Correspondence.
Holman, William Steele, 1822-1897 > Correspondence.
Kern, John Worth, 1849-1917 > Correspondence.
Kerr, Michael C. (Michael Crawford), 1827-1876 > Correspondence.
Landers, Frederick > Correspondence.
Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925 > Correspondence.
Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898 > Correspondence.
Mount, James A. (James Atwell), 1843- > Correspondence.
O'Brien, William H., 1855-1933 > Correspondence.
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 > Correspondence.
Ralston, Samuel M. (Samuel Moffett), 1857-1925 > Correspondence.
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 > Correspondence.
Shively, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1857-1916 > Correspondence.
Slack, James R. (James Richard), 1818-1881 > Correspondence.
Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929 > Correspondence.
Turpie, David, 1829-1909 > Correspondence.
Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897 > Correspondence.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 > Correspondence.

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