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April 1, 2013

 

stacks of books in a library

Caroline Dunn: Heroine Of The Stacks

Caroline Dunn was a manuscript librarian who knew her collections, knew how to use them for research, and even how to introduce them to the uninitiated.

November 3, 2008

 

Bellwether Blues…and Reds

When it comes to predicting the outcome of a presidential election, one might consult Indiana history. More specifically, the voting record of Vigo County, Indiana, which has been the most consistent bellwether of American presidential voting trends for more than a century.

October 4, 2004

 

Harry Hoosier

Over the years many origins of the word “Hoosier” have been identified. It may come from the foloowers of Harry Hoosier, a widely known black preacher of the 18th century.

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