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September 9, 2013

 

postcard of blasting furnace from 1910

At Home With The Captains Of Industry

The economic, social, and racial lines drawn in Indiana Harbor held firm for many decades after Inland Steel constructed its first mill on Lake Michigan.

January 21, 2013

 

Senator Vance Hartke and Mayor Carl Capper

Vance Hartke, Indiana Liberal

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.

February 22, 2010

 

Monster Meetings At The YMCA

Even before the founding of the NAACP, an Indianapolis institution came to serve as a crucible for integration.

February 18, 2008

 

No More Beauty Queens

Although race relations on most college campuses in the 1960s were volatile, the Bloomington campus of Indiana University was relatively progressive in attempting to establish civil rights for all of its students. Despite the state’s Southern ties, and the sometime pervasiveness of the Ku Klux Klan throughout Indiana government, Bloomington provided a less hostile environment for blacks than other places in the state.

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