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

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Mapping Indianapolis with Survey Sketches

In preparation for our Mapping Indianapolis panel this Saturday, I thought it was timely to highlight one of my favorite …

Airing Our Dirty Laundry

This blog is the inaugural in a series we're calling History Matters. We'll be talking about the things you're not …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: A Unique Addition to the Collection

Happy New Year! I started my work in 2019 by cataloging a unique item, unlike anything that has ever come …

What is Local History Services?

Did you know that the Indiana Historical Society has a team of field services staff who work with our colleagues …

Community: A Lesson from Our Immigrants

When I wrote Indianapolis: A City of Immigrants in 2012, I had no idea how polarizing immigration politics would become. …

Reflections on the Meaning of Statehood

Dec. 11 was the 202nd anniversary of Indiana’s Statehood. On that day, we usually send out a “Happy Birthday” message. …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: My New Favorite Map

I have been making a conscious effort to catalog more maps recently. I hate to admit it, but I sometimes …

Five Things I Learned from Let’s Talk: Indigenous Peoples

On Oct. 8, 2018, the Indiana Historical Society hosted Let’s Talk: Indigenous Peoples with representatives from The American Indian Center …

Frances the Riveter

Here at the Indiana Historical Society, We Do History. That may seem like a blanket statement, but it’s necessary in …

Oh, Christmas Tree

Three years ago, I cried at Lowe's. Over a Christmas tree. It was late in the tree-buying season, and my boyfriend …

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