The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has firmly established itself on the US classical music scene, thanks in part to its first conductor, Fabien Sevitsky.
A restless teenager spent the summer of 1936 as a temporary hobo, riding the Monon line through Indiana en route to the Texas Centennial Exposition.
At a moment when pundits wondered whether the GOP was on its deathbed, Hoosier entrepreneur Homer E. Capehart hosted a "cornfield rally" for 20,000 on his farm.
Even before the U.S. officially entered the second world war, Congress authorized increased spending for the manufacture of arms for sale to the allied forces. The passage of the first national defense appropriations act in June 1940 quickly resulted in the construction of the world’s largest smokeless powder plant near Charlestown, Indiana.
From a small studio in Terre Haute, The Martin family documented almost a century of history with their photographs.