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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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IHS Blog

It’s Not Just Dates: Building a Different Family History, Part 2

In my first installment, I discussed Veronica Sabol Jadrnak, my great grandmother, and her ties to the Region’s (read: Northwest …

The Story of a Debonair Grifter, Stew Donnelly

“When we think of cheese, it’s Wisconsin; […] but with grifters, it’s Indiana.” So wrote linguistics professor and con man …

Producing Desire: The Heritage of Doughnut Shops

Long’s Bakery has sat along Indianapolis’ West 16th Street since 1955, and it would be harder to find a more …

It’s Not Just Dates: Building a Different Family History, Part 1

In the fifteen years plus that I have been on staff in the Indiana Historical Society, I’ve discovered one of …

“Never Lose Hope”: Stories of Eight Hoosier Veterans

The son interested in filmmaking and the mother nurturing his interest approached Owen Hollander at the premiere. The son, an …

From The Cataloger’s Desk: Selections For My Mother

Just over a year ago, my beloved mother, Lynne Calvin Borman, passed away. She played so many important roles in …

The Real History Behind Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday widely celebrated in the United States since the late 1800s. Ever wonder why? …

1968: An Election to Remember

For most of April and early May in 1968, the eyes of the nation turned to the Hoosier State. Reporters …

How Indianapolis Got to Sesame Street

“Sunny Day Sweepin' the clouds away On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get? How to …

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, …

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