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Happy Movember!

In honor of this month, here is a selection of some of Indiana history's most spectacular mustaches. Enjoy!              

Meeting Fred Maravilla

Yesterday, I had the immense pleasure to meet one of the people featured in our exhibit Be Heard: Latino Experiences in …

Celebrating Design Month, Part 4

We've highlighted some of our favorite mid-century modern designs from our collections in previous Design Month posts, but how did …

So Who Did It?

It seems no place is safe. Last Friday saw a murder here at the History Center during this year’s Whodunit? …

Celebrating Design Month, Part 3

The J. Irwin and Xenia Miller House, located at 2760 Highland Way in Columbus, Indiana is the product of a …

William Henry Harrison in the Digital Age

Something exciting has been happening for the IHS Press and the IHS Library. We're doing a couple of new digitization …

Making a Murder Mystery: Behind the Scenes of Whodunit?

This Friday, we are staging a murder at the History Center of epic proportions. During Whodunit?, it’s up to you …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Spooky Selections from the Library

This month, I am taking a slightly different approach to my post. Instead of highlighting one recently cataloged printed item, …

Celebrating Design Month, Part 2

When people hear the name "Evans Woollen," I suspect many think of his high-profile Brutalist structures – like Clowes Hall, …

Celebrating Design Month, Part 1

In celebration of Design Month, we are sharing stories from our Collections centering on Mid-Century Modern design in Central Indiana. …

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