Ann Louise Hall

Ann Louise Hall Oral History Interview
October 4, 1979
1 Transcript

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013

Biographical Note:

Ann Louise Hall was born in Irvington, Indiana, on April 7, 1907, the daughter of Charles and Caroline Hall.  Her father, a railway mail clerk, died in 1916, after which Hall and her family lived with her grandparents.  Hall attended School 57 in Irvington, Shortridge High School, and Butler University.  She graduated from Butler in 1930 with a degree in journalism.  In 1935, Hall purchased The Irvington Review and became the managing editor.  She owned and edited that newspaper until 1942, at which time she joined the Women’s Army Corps.  After returning to civilian life in 1945, Hall worked as a magazine editor for much of the rest of her life.  Ann Hall died in January 1987 in Indianapolis.


Information Found within Collection
“Hall, Anna L.”.   1910 United States Federal Census.  May 1, 2013.
“Hall, Ann”.  Social Security Death Index.  May 1, 2013.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of an oral history interview with Helen Wiegman which takes place on October 4, 1979.  Hall speaks about her childhood in Irvington, her work with The Irvington Review, and her adult life in Irvington.

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Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:


1979 Oct. 4 Anna Louise Hall Oral History Transcript

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 Transcript
Collection Dates:  Interview Date: 1979 Oct. 4
Provenance:  Transcribed 1981
Access:  The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection
must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library and the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library.
Language:  Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes:

MA BA 6-10-2013