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History: Pike County, Indiana

Repository: Indiana University. Center for the Study of History and Memory

Collection Description (Extant): Dwight Persinger discusses the history of Pike County, Indiana. He discusses migrations and customs in a coal town. He talks about community rivalry between the poor and the rich. Persinger discusse racism and the Ku Klux Klan. He also discusses the Persinger family history.

Access Copy Note: Interviews are housed in Weatherly Hall North, Room 122. Copies are also housed at the Indiana University Archives in Herman B Wells Library E460. For other locations housing the interviews from this project, please contact the Center for the Study of History and Memory office.

Date(s): 1976

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: ohrc023

Extent: 2 reels, 1 7/8 ips; worksheet

Finding Aid URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/cshm/ohrc023 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Dwight Persinger

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Indiana--Race relations
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Indiana
Pike County (Ind.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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