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

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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Early Registration Open for Midwestern Roots Genealogy Conference March 26, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Early registration is open for a genealogy conference jam packed with ways to explore your family tree. The Indiana Historical …

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IHS Press Author Finds Inspiration in Family Tree March 22, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—More than 150 years after the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history, the story of the steamboat Sultana takes on …

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New IHS Exhibit Digs into Indiana’s Past March 5, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) invites guests to dig into the past with the opening of its latest exhibit, You …

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Celebrate Indiana’s Circus Tradition with IHS’s Free, Annual Circus Day February 28, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) invites families to celebrate Indiana's circus tradition with its 18th annual Circus Day, a free …

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History in Four Bites: Women Behaving Badly February 20, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana history is full of fascinating women whose famous last names overshadowed their own unique accomplishments. For one night only, …

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IHS to Host Indy’s Premier Bourbon Celebration February 4, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) announces an extraordinary night of bourbon tasting in downtown Indianapolis has even more to offer …

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