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Lorena M. Bumpas reminiscences pamphlet circa 1986

Bumpas, Lorena M. 1908-1993 creator (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0807 (Text) 807001-106545 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/04/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/20 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains a copy of the document, "When Grandma Was a Little Girl," written by Lorena M. Bumpus circa 1986. Written when she was 77 years old, Mrs. Bumpus relates her experiences as a young girl growing up in Indiana. She speaks about her family, school, and everyday life during the early part of the 20th century. One story of note in her narrative is the encounter she and her father had with the Klu Klux Klan (KKK).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Lorena M. Bumpas reminiscences pamphlet, 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: Lorena May Wright was born on November 5, 1908 at Fillmore, Indiana to Duward and Alice Wright. She married Lotus M. Bumpas (1901-1975) on November 20, 1926 and they had one son, Richard (1931-2004). Bumpas died on December 8, 1993.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Lorena May Wright." Indiana Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993. Accessed April 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/."Lorena M Wright Bumpas." Indianapolis Star (IN), December 11, 1993.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Families > Indiana > Personal narratives.
Putnam County (Ind.)

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