Though the IHSAA attracted national attention when single-class basketball ended, Indiana's first statewide high school tournament was less than newsworthy.
The short-lived "Fort Wayne Standard" suggests that Indiana, despite its mostly conservative political leanings, was also home to more radical political views.
Mail delivery in Indiana was uncertain until 1800, when the postal service established a weekly there-and-back-again route from Vincennes to Louisville.
When Hartke left Evansville for the U.S. Senate in 1958, he was the first Democrat to represent Indiana in the Senate for two decades.
Oliver Smith got elected to Congress when his opponent pledged support for railroads, which in 1826 Indiana were not only nonexistent but almost mythological.
Overlooking the Ohio River at Aurora, Veraestau was built as the home of a member of the state's first Supreme Court and a founder of Franklin College.
Purdue President Winthrop Stone accepted personal responsibility for reforming not only academics, but also students' moral character.
School children in pioneer Indiana enjoyed one holiday tradition that teachers will most likely be thankful they no longer have to endure.
Mexican migrants to the Calumet Region in the 1920s began to form their own fraternal benefit societies, already popular in their native country.
In 1879, William Niles Wishard ushered in a pivotal period in City Hospital’s history that coincided with the beginning of the scientific medical revolution.