The Resource Edwin K. Steers oral history

Edwin K. Steers oral history

Label
Edwin K. Steers oral history, 1977 Jan.-Mar
Title
Edwin K. Steers oral history
Inclusive dates
1977 Jan.-Mar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains tapes of four interviews with Edwin K. Steers conducted by Jerry Handfield. Only the first interview has been transcribed. Steers discusses his family and early childhood; fishing and having a newspaper route; attending Arsenal Technical High School; the 1920s in Indianapolis; his father's law practice and political activities; and D.C. Stephenson and the Ku Klux Klan. There is an indication that the second interview moves onto his years in law school
Biographical or historical data
Edwin Kemp Steers was born on January 19, 1915, in Indianapolis, Indiana. From 1940 to 1949, he served as deputy prosecuting attorney of Marion County. During World War II, Steers enlisted in the U.S. Navy. In 1952, Steers became one of the youngest men to ever be elected Indiana Attorney General. He served three terms, finally leaving office in 1964. He died on November 30, 1992.
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steers, Edwin K.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Steers, Edwin K.
  • Steers, Edwin
  • Stephenson, David Curtis
  • Arsenal Technical High School (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • United States
  • United States
  • War crime trials
  • Lawyers
  • Attorneys general
  • Belsen Trial, Lüneburg, Germany, 1945
Label
Edwin K. Steers oral history
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/2464.htm
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552425
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
  • 1
  • 4
Governing access note
No photocopying allowed
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
  • transcript draft
  • reel-to-reel tapes
Label
Edwin K. Steers oral history
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/2464.htm
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552425
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
  • 1
  • 4
Governing access note
No photocopying allowed
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
  • transcript draft
  • reel-to-reel tapes

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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