"Win one for the Gipper" football coach Knute Rockne changed the face football and put South Bend, Indiana on the map.
Abraham Lincoln was a studious young man, though by his own account he had less than a year of formal schooling. A rare artifact from Abe’s school days in Indiana is from a student notebook.
Lewis “Lew” Wallace led troops in the battle of Shiloh, and later in defense of Cincinnati and Washington. Wallace is little remembered today for his his literary masterwork, Ben-Hur.