Stay connected with the stories of your state while you’re stuck at home. Bring your own beverage and join us for a series of insightful conversations with some of Indiana’s most interesting historians.
Distilling History in Indiana’s Black Forest
Resort town French Lick was once home to rumrunners, gamblers, and gangsters. Uncover the seedy stories behind Hoosier hooch during the Prohibition era with Spirits of French Lick distiller and historian Alan Bishop.
Free. Additional opportunities available to support the IHS Programs and Collections.
Online. Space is limited to first 100 registrants. Registration for this event will close two hours before the program.
May 14 | The Madam C.J. Walker Collection
Explore the political activism, philanthropy and business of beauty culture through one of the largest collections on America’s first self-made millionaire. Join historian, biographer and Walker descendent A’Lelia Bundles for a behind-the-scenes look at how the Madam C.J. Walker Collection came to the Indiana Historical Society and how you can use it from home.
May 21 | Underwear Through the Ages
Our unmentionables have changed dramatically over the last two centuries. Peer under the skirts of our past and explore the intimate relationship between underwear and fashion with fashion historian Karen DePauw.
History Happy Hour is brought to you by OneAmerica Financial Partners, a national provider in the insurance and financial services marketplace.