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Roscoe B. Fleming collection 1927/10.

Fleming, Roscoe B. (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0472 (Text) 472001-10651 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processed by: Chaise Carter, February 2012
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: This collection has one folder containing The Story of Indiana, by Roscoe B. Fleming. This is a six-part article about the Ku Klux Klan and prohibition in Indiana politics in the 1920’s. He gives a brief biography of D.C. Stephenson, the Grand Dragon of Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan, and his stakes amongst the political elite of the city and state including Governor Ed Jackson, and Indianapolis Mayor John L. Duvall. Fleming discusses Edward S. Shumaker, Superintendent of the Indiana Anti-Saloon League and his involvement with members of the Indiana Republican Party leaders. Finally, Fleming relates the role of newspapers in reporting these stories.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Roscoe B. Fleming collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Roscoe Bain Fleming was born Sept. 16, 1895, in Edgemont, South Dakota. He attended Moores Hill College in Evansville, Indiana and graduated from Indiana University. Fleming began writing for newspapers in Fargo, South Dakota, and worked for papers in Richmond, Indiana, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Baltimore, Maryland., Washington, D.C., Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and Fort Worth, Texas, before moving to Denver Colorado in 1936 to work for the Rocky Mountain News. He became a columnist for The Denver Post in 1941 and wrote for the Christian Science Monitor. Fleming served as a second lieutenant in the Army Artillery in World War I. In 1991, he married Mary Noble in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Stephenson, David Curtis, 1891-1966.
Jackson, Ed, 1873-1954.
Shumaker, Edward Seitz, 1867-1929.
Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Indiana > Newspapers > History.
Indiana > Politics and government > 20th century.

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