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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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From The Cataloger’s Desk: Return to Rare Book School, Part II

In my last blog post, Return to Rare Book School, Part I, I discussed the “Descriptive Bibliography: The Fundamentals” course …

From The Cataloger’s Desk: Return to Rare Book School, Part I

During the first week of August, I was fortunate to attend Rare Book School for the second time. In June …

Mexican Restaurant Titans of Indianapolis: Acapulco Joe’s & El Sol de Tala

Today, Mexican restaurants are easy to find around the city of Indianapolis. But in the 1960s you would see the …

The Early Beginnings of the Mexican Consulate in Indiana: 1907-1927

In November of 2002 at Union Station in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana’s first and only foreign consulate would open its doors …

Collections Corner: Iva Jordan – Women’s Suffrage and Ernie Pyle

Sometimes one encounters an individual who may not be quite front and center in an archival collection, but who may …

Donations — One Year Later

Early last summer, I wrote a blog outlining some of the basics about contributing historical materials to the Indiana Historical …

Painter of the Dunes: A Life of Frank Virgil Dudley

Once his photographer brother introduced him to the sand dunes of Indiana and vicinity in 1911, Frank Virgil Dudley devoted …

The Flight of the Liberty Bell 7

Early in the morning on July 21, 1961, a Redstone rocket blasted off from a launch pad at Cape Canaveral …

From The Cataloger’s Desk: Summertime Selections

Now that summer is officially upon us, I thought I’d share some seasonal gems from our library. Whatever your favorite …

Jumping into the fire: Mary Byrne and the Labyris

In an oral history interview she gave to the Indiana Historical Society in 2015 as part of the LGBTQ+ collecting …

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