Whether you’re looking for information on a specific part of Indiana history, images from the state’s past or an expert to put an issue into historical context, the Indiana Historical Society is a wonderful resource for media outlets.
Contact Amy Lamb, media relations manager, at (317) 232-1878 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance, including high resolution images.
- IHS Presents Midwestern Roots 2010: Family History and Genealogy Conference
May 28, 2010
The Indiana Historical Society will present Midwestern Roots 2010: Family History and Genealogy Conference Aug. 6 and 7, 2010, at the Indianapolis Marriott East. This exciting regional event, themed Migration Then and Now, offers tools and techniques to help individuals identify and locate records that can lead to information about their ancestors. Attendees can also learn about the resources that can answer the questions about their family’s history and find out how those records have “migrated” to new technology.> read more
- IHS Press Announces Release of Murder in their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre
May 17, 2010
The Indiana Historical Society Press is proud to announce the release of Murder in their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre, written by David Thomas Murphy. The book highlights the tenuous relationship between Indiana settlers and Native Americans in the early 19th century and details the groundbreaking punishment dealt to the perpetrators of the Fall Creek Massacre.> read more
- IHS Will Honor 2010 Indiana Living Legends at Gala
May 10, 2010
The Indiana Historical Society is pleased to announce the list of individuals who will be named Indiana Living Legends in 2010. Raymond Leppard, Bill and Rose Mays, and Judge Sarah Evans Barker will be honored at the annual Indiana Living Legends Gala, which will take place at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center on July 16, 2010.> read more
- Concerts on the Canal Back in Full Swing at History Center
May 7, 2010
Downtown Indianapolis offers visitors a wide variety of food, music and outdoor entertainment options…why not enjoy all three with the Indiana Historical Society’s weekly Concerts on the Canal? On Thursday evenings this summer, the IHS will host some of the area’s best performers.> read more
- IHS Press Announces Release of "Fighter Pilot: The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu"
May 3, 2010
The Indiana Historical Society Press is proud to announce the release of "Fighter Pilot: The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu." Written by award-winning author and historian Ray E. Boomhower, this biography suitable for young readers examines the daring exploits of the Hoosier flier during his wartime service.> read more
- Funding Opportunities Available for Sharing Hoosier History Through Stories
April 28, 2010
The Indiana Historical Society and Storytelling Arts of Indiana will help bring storyteller Sue Grizzell to two more communities in 2010 with the Sharing Hoosier History Through Stories project. Since 1999, this collaboration has commissioned an Indiana storyteller to research, develop, and perform a historical Indiana story related to holdings found in the IHS library collection.> read more