Last Build Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:46:27 +0000Copyright: 2014
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:00:24 +0000As demographic change altered the landscape of downtown Indianapolis, the church that had housed Indiana's largest Methodist congregation faced demolition.
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:00:02 +0000Women on the Civil War home front spent the war years occupied with matters outside the boundaries of what was then considered “women’s work”.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:00:59 +0000Gazetteers helped lure settlers westward into the towns of Indiana and other frontier states and gave them concrete information about their destinations.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:00:27 +0000Gasoline propulsion claimed the day, and by 1914 the Waverley Electric car went out of production. Turns out, the vehicle was a century ahead of its time.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:00:39 +0000Clubmobile women did more than hand out coffee and doughnuts. Their most important job was to listen to soldiers' fears, frustrations, and hurts.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:00:31 +0000Christmas in pioneer Indianapolis was a private and almost invisible holiday.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:00:41 +0000From small beginnings in 1922, the Ku Klux Klan had attracted an estimated thirty percent of all white males in the Hoosier state onto its membership rolls.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:00:59 +0000At a time when other branches of government proved inconsistent on matters of African American rights, the Indiana Supreme Court steadily upheld human rights.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:00:02 +0000Although Milligan conspired against his government, the Supreme Court ruling in his case set a precedent regarding the rights of citizens to a fair trial.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:00:47 +0000During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.