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May 23, 2011


Beyond Reform: Indiana’s Eugenics Crusader

At the core of Hurty’s public health philosophy lay eugenics—he viewed the sick and disabled as financial burdens upon the state.

May 25, 2009


The car that made good in a day

The car that made good in a day...the Stutz Bearcat.

January 28, 2008


Dillinger – The Hoosier

Although he met his end in front of a Chicago movie house on July 22, 1934, the nation’s first Public Enemy Number One eventually found his way back home again to Indiana. Alongside Eli Lilly, James Whitcomb Riley, and President Benjamin Harrison, legendary gangster John Dillinger is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis .

May 23, 2005


Eli Lilly

Colonel Eli Lilly was a pharmaceutical chemist who had served as a Union officer in the Civil War. Dismayed by the ineffectiveness of the drugs in his day, he started Eli Lilly and Co.

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