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Golda Clay Walter historical sketch circa 1952

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2818 (Text) 00000106663198 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 2018/05/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/18 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes two copies of Golda Clay Walter's historical sketch, "Wakarusa, Indiana Was 100 Years Old in 1952". Written circa 1952, Walter's sketch is a nine page typewritten article that relates the early history of Olive Township and the establishment of Wakarusa. The article mentions early settlers, local businesses and town physicians, and also relates "the one outstanding tragical event of the Town", a fire that occurred on October 29, 1899 and burned down the south east corner of the town.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Golda Clay Walter historical sketch, 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:
Golda Clay Walter was born on February 6, 1890 in Wakarusa, Indiana to William and Nora Clay. She married Ralph Walter on May 7, 1913 and they operated the Walter Lumber Company. A lifelong resident of Wakarusa, she was a member of the local Methodist Church and a charter member of the Searchlight Club. She passed away at the age of 84 on August 4, 1974. Source: "Golda Walter." Wakarusa Tribune (IN), August 7, 1974.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Wakarusa Public Library on 1979/08/03.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Indiana > Wakarusa.
Wakarusa (Ind.) > History.
Elkhart County (Ind.)
Genre: Manuscripts

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