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March 2, 2009


The Father of Women’s Sports: Senator Birch Bayh

When ERA failed to be ratified, Indiana Senator Birch Bayh turned his energies to a law that would mandate equal opportunities for men and women in federally funded educational programs and activities. Title IX did not explicitly address athletics, but the impact of the 1972 legislation has been most visible in the context of high school and collegiate sports teams and programs.

September 24, 2007


“Doc” Counsilman

When considering people with Indiana ties who hold a record for having crossed a body of water, Amelia Earhart’s is one name that comes up. The first woman to make a trans-Atlantic trip by plane taught for a time at Purdue, which also financed the Lockheed Electra in which the aviatrix ultimately vanished.

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