America Welch Collection
November 22, 2010
Series IU Correspondence
November 22, 2010

Mollie Hanes Collection



Mollie Hanes resided in Wadesville, Indiana.  She was very active in the Republican Party.  Sometime after her death, her personal effects were auctioned at Wilson’s Auction in New Harmony.  The items in this collection were purchased and then donated to the WMI by Barbara and Harold Karger.

Items in Collection


Business Card – Karger Kollectibles

2 Business Cards – Roger H. Zion

3 Ribbons from the Indiana Federation of Women’s Republican Clubs as County Chairman (2) and County Vice Chairman (1)

(13) Photographs and images:

          Group picture of Reagan, Nixon, Bush and Ford to Mrs. Hanes and signed.

          George Bush to Mrs. Hanes and signed.

          George W. Bush and Cheany, signed

          Gov. Orr, Rep. Joel Deckard, Reagan, signed by Deckard

          (5)  Bob Dole to Mrs. Haines, signed

          George and Barbara Bush to Mrs. Hanes and signed.

          Unidentified man

          Mrs. Hanes and Rep. Zion

          Mrs. Hanes in front of Wadesville town sign

Invitation to Nixon Agnew inauguration

Letter from National Republican Senatorial Committee

(2) Post cards from Shelton Color Corp.

National 4-H Participation Certificate

Orr-Deckard campaign literature

Loyal Heart award

Certificate of contribution to the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Centennial Commission

Certificate of Appointment as eighth district vice-chairman

Veterans of World War One Resolution concerning the passing of Elbert M. Hanes

1989 Calendar with picture of the White House.

Certificate of recognition from the Gov. Orr on her 80th birthday

(6) Placques

(4) Posey County Republican party

Older Hoosier of the Year (1982)

Volunteer at Evansville State Hospital (1972)

Articles not in box:

Sagamore of the Wabash certificate, framed.