Barr, Charles

Charles Barr Oral History Transcript
1 transcript.

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Marcia Caudell, July 2011

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Biographical Note:

Charles H. Barr was born in Bruceville Indiana on April 17, 1892. He married Alice B. Fox on October 14, 1914. He was engaged in farming until 1922 when he began working at the Bruceville State Bank. He worked there until the bank closed in 1943. Bruce then worked at the Security Bank & Trust Company of Vincennes where he remained until his retirement. He was an active member of the Bruceville Christian Church. Barr died in Bruceville in 1984.

Source: Oral History Transcript, April 26,1972
Ancestry Library. Indiana State Library. July 2011.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Charles Barr, conducted by Thomas Krasean, Director of Lewis Historical Library Vincennes, Indiana.  In the interview, Barr discusses his work as a banker, bank failure during the depression, Ku Klux Klan (KKK) meetings in Bruceville, and the Bruceville Christian Church.

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Item Listing:

April 26,1972 Transcript

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 transcript

Collection Dates:



Vincennes University Oral History Project

Access :

The collection is open for research use



Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from both the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library and the director of the Byron R. Lewis Historical Library, Vincennes University.


Materials are entirely in English

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