How much do you know about the Hoosier state? Check out our educational resources, and you’ll find everything from games and fun facts to learning about Hoosiers who made their marks.
Students are encouraged to share their stories during the pandemic. From the strange and sad to silly and delightful, students can do anything from a journal to a vlog series to capture memories and document what’s going on in their lives.
If you’re a fan of the game Monopoly, you’ll want to download our Indiana Avenue Monopoly game for some hands-on learning about Indiana Avenue and its surrounding neighborhood.
Tired of that same office wall or bland home setup for your online meetings and virtual get-togethers?
Make them more interesting with our customized virtual backgrounds! For your next Zoom call, you can use a city painting, be part of a downtown streetscape or have one of Indianapolis’s most popular monuments as your backdrop.
Hoosiers have long history or statewide and national accomplishments in a variety of areas and disciplines. Here’s a list of the notable people with a connection to the Hoosier State. Some names include links to images and/or biographical essays.
Test your knowledge of all things Indiana with our Hoosier fun facts. Do you know Indiana’s first governor? Or our state song? Have fun learning with our trivia.
Designed for middle and high school learners, Hoosiers and the American Story puts America’s history in an Indiana context. Each chapter includes suggested search terms for our online library catalog, downloadable lesson plans and corresponding curriculum.
Got a minute? Check out our Indiana Bicentennial Minute videos about Indiana history narrated by Hoosier icon Jane Pauley. Topics explore the people, places and events that shape our state.
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Indiana Bicentennial Minute
Currently, nearly 100,000 digital images are available for research on the IHS website, with more added every week. The Preservation Imaging Lab scans materials covering a variety of subjects and formats. These digital images constitute only a small percentage of the more than 1.7 million photographs in the IHS collection.