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October 4, 2010

 

A detail of Chic Jackson's "The Bean Family"

Jes’ Plain Folks…Chic Jackson’s “The Bean Family”

In the early 20th century, Muncie-born cartoonist Chic Jackson represented everyday Hoosiers—and the way they spoke--in the popular press.

February 5, 2007

 

Edward Eggleston: The Hoosier Schoolmaster

The eldest son of a prominent Virginian, Edward Eggleston was born in Vevay, Indiana on the Ohio River in 1837. Eggleston’s novel The Hoosier Schoolmaster is recognized as a flagship of the regionalist literature that flourished in the United States after the Civil War.

December 11, 2006

 

What’s a Hoosier?

Whether traveling or back home, people from Indiana are used to seemingly endless speculation about their nickname, Hoosier.

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