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Homer J. Walt clippings 1966-1967

Walt, Homer J., (creator.). Walt, Homer J. In Hoosierland. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1354 (Text) 00000106663677 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 2018/05/24 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/24 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/06/07 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
There are five items in this collection as follows: (1) Indianapolis News article dated September 3, 1966, titled "It Goes Like This" with photo of Homer J. Walt presenting Gov. Roger Branigin with a copy of his song, "In Hoosierland," written in 1949; (2) an article from The Plain Dealer, North Vernon, Indiana, dated October 13,1966, with photo, entitled "Tunnel Mill Should Be Restored Now"; (3) a song sheet for "In Hoosierland" published by Jennings County Historical Society; (4) an article in The Plain Dealer dated January 12, 1967, entitled "Group Formed to Push Tunnel Mill" with photo of Homer Walt; and (5) an article published March 2, 1967 in The Plain Dealer, with headline "Homer Walt Speaks to Local Students on Tunnel Mill."
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Homer J. Walt clippings, 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:
Homer J. Walt wrote the song, "In Hoosierland", in 1949, which was recorded and used as a theme by the Dixie Four for several years. Walt advocated for the restoration of Tunnel Mill and the Tunnel Mill dam near Vernon, Indiana. Ebenezer Baldwin had the mill constructed on the Muscatatuck River a mile southwest of Vernon in 1824.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Homer J. Walt on 1967/04/21.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Walt, Homer J.
Mills and mill-work.
Vernon (Ind.)
Genre: Clippings.

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