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February 22, 2018

 

During the enforced era of segregation, one African American Indianapolis neighborhood created a vibrant self-sustaining community, culture, and jazz legacy.

Jazz Crossroads of America: Birth of the Cool

In 1967, David Baker helped start the IU Jazz Studies program, one of the first in the nation; today, the program is considered one of the best in the world.

February 22, 2018

 

During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 618th and 619th Bomb Squadrons trained at Atterbury Airfield where they fought for freedom at home and abroad.

The Fight to Fight: The Tuskegee Airmen

During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 618th and 619th Bomb Squadrons trained at Atterbury Airfield where they fought for freedom at home and abroad.

February 22, 2018

 

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

Leora Brown School

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

February 8, 2018

 

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

Women’s Improvement Club

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

January 25, 2018

 

More than 90 years ago, the University of Notre Dame gained national attention when staff and students alike battled the Ku Klux Klan.

Notre Dame vs. the Ku Klux Klan

More than 90 years ago, the University of Notre Dame gained national attention when staff and students alike battled the Ku Klux Klan.

January 25, 2018

 

In 1896, Bloomington jeweler Joshua Howe, built the town’s first horseless carriage; a century later, two Bloomington men set out to rebuild the legacy.

Rebuilding the Howe Car

In 1896, Bloomington jeweler Joshua Howe, built the town’s first horseless carriage; a century later, two Bloomington men set out to rebuild the legacy.

December 21, 2017

 

For a decade, families have been able to celebrate the Christmas tradition of roasting chestnuts while visiting Santa Claus' favorite, Santa's Candy Castle.

Santa Claus’ Roasted Chestnuts

For a decade, families have been able to celebrate the Christmas tradition of roasting chestnuts while visiting Santa Claus' favorite, Santa's Candy Castle.

December 21, 2017

 

Each year, the Central Indiana Wood Workers Club builds thousands of hand-crafted toys to hand out to deserving Indiana children throughout the holidays.

Wooden Wonders

Each year, the Central Indiana Wood Workers Club builds thousands of hand-crafted toys to hand out to deserving Indiana children throughout the holidays.

December 21, 2017

 

With more than 1.2 million lights, Winterlights, a new event premiering at the Newfields estate in Indianapolis, is sure to become a Hoosier holiday tradition!

Newfields’ Winterlights

With more than 1.2 million lights, Winterlights, a new event premiering at the Newfields estate in Indianapolis, is sure to become a Hoosier holiday tradition!

December 21, 2017

 

In Metamora, visitors to Grannie's Cookie Jars and Ice Cream Parlor can enjoy more than just ice cream!  It's home to the world's largest cookie jar collection!

Grannie’s Cookie Jars

In Metamora, visitors to Grannie's Cookie Jars and Ice Cream Parlor can enjoy more than just ice cream! It's home to the world's largest cookie jar collection!

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