Madam C.J. Walker in the driver seat with three female passengers, one in front and two in back.

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Indiana Historical Society Announces 2019 Indiana Living Legends May 15, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is proud to announce Angela Ahrendts, Dan and Beth Elsener, Eva Kor, and Peyton Manning …

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IHS Issues Call to Action Ahead of City’s Bicentennial May 9, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is issuing a call to action to neighborhoods, community groups and individuals ahead of the …

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IHS Announces 2019 Concerts on the Canal Lineup, Free Admission Thursdays April 18, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—A popular summer series returns to downtown Indianapolis with new bands, as well as long-time favorites. The Indiana Historical Society …

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More than 500 Students Explore Triumph and Tragedy in History at NHDI State Contest April 17, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) proudly announces 550 students from schools across the state took part in the 2019 National …

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IHS Introduces Be Heard: Asian Experiences in Indiana April 10, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) invites guests to hear stories about Indiana's Asian community—both past and present—with the opening of …

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IHS’s Independent Bookstore Day Celebration Expands with Author Festival March 28, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Authors from across the state are coming together for a special event hosted by the Indiana Historical Society (IHS). IHS is …

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