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Writing The Saga of Coe Ridge, 1976

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc013
William Lynwood Montell answers questions about the oral history methods he used in writing The Saga of Coe Ridge.

Writings of Bruce A. Rosenberg, 1976

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc004
Bruce A. Rosenberg talks about his writings, folklore theories, and folk legends. This project also includes discussion of his book Custer and the Epic Defeat.

Jewish Life in Indiana

7 interviews Collection ID: ohrc019
This project depicts Jewish life in Indiana in the twentieth century through descriptions by Jewish people of various backgrounds. The interviewees discuss their faith, community involvement, anti-Semitism, and Jewish-owned businesses.

History: Pike County, Indiana, 1976

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc023
The project explores the history of Pike County, Indiana.

Blacksmithing, 1978

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc025
In this project, the interviewee speaks about blacksmithing, welding, and the production of bells.

Biography: Robert A. Taft, 1968

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc003
Charles Taft discusses politics in Cincinnati during the late 1920s. He talks about his brother, Robert A. Taft, and his political career.

Biography: Morris L. Ernst, 1977

1 interview Collection ID: ohrc022
Malcolm A. Hoffman discusses his relationship with Morris L. Ernst, best known for his defense in the censorship case againstUlysses by James Joyce.

Biography: Melvyn Douglas, 1972-1980

35 interviews Collection ID: ohrc021
The interviews contained in this project revolve around the life of Melvyn Douglas and include information about his biographical history, his family, his theatrical, motion picture, and television acting career, and his efforts during World War II. The interviewees include fellow actors and actresses, the man himself, former employees, and others who came into contact with Melvyn Douglas throughout his life.

Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr., 1979

2 interviews Collection ID: ohrc020
This collection of interviews offers some insight into Dr. Martin Luther King's character and strength as a leader. It also provides some information about the role of adult education in the Civil Rights Movement and how that facilitated social change.

Biography: John Hurt, 1985-1986

5 interviews Collection ID: ohrc018
This collection of interviews focuses on the political career of John E. Hurt. The bulk of the collection consists of Mr. Hurt's interviews where he speaks about his role as a leading Democratic fundraiser and political advisor to several gubernatorial candidates and governors in Indiana from the late nineteen forties through the early nineteen sixties. The other interviews offer background and specifics about Hurt's political career and actions.