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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Romanos the Fencer and the Indianapolis Syrian Colony in 1906

“He has been the year’s one sensation on Willard Street,” wrote the Indianapolis News in 1906. “On Sunday mornings, Romanos, …

25 Sugarland Road: Letters of Love and War, 1943–1945

Bob and Luella McBride had been married two months when twenty-year-old Bob was thrust into a global war as a …

The Musical Career of Bertha Jasper Mehrlich

We are fortunate to have many personal accounts in the Indiana Historical Society collections that detail the experiences of women …

Basketball is Played Almost Everywhere in Indiana

When I was growing up, a local family had converted a barn loft into a basketball court. “Barnball” became a …

Bellevue Resort – The Prettiest Grass in Indianapolis

Bellevue Resort was a pretty little place situated where the canal and an old tow path crossed the Michigan Road, …

Cedar Lake Historical Association Uses Heritage Support Grants to Grow, Expand Mission

This post is based on an interview between Bryce Gorman, fundraising educator for Local History Services, and Julie Zasada, executive …

Behind the Scenes: Virtual Programming

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit and caused shutdowns in March 2020, the Education and Engagement department was busy travelling the …

Resources to Celebrate Black History Month

In 1979, a collecting effort was formalized at the Indiana Historical Society to address the concern for the lack of …

Balloons Over Indianapolis

On a balmy June weekend in 1909, thousands of Indianapolis residents piled into their cars for what would be in …

Solutions for a Sticky Problem, Part 2

As I wrote in Part 1, I recently learned about a clever conservation technique that turned out to be the …

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