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A Compelling Story

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Witnessing a Naturalization Ceremony

The United States welcomes new citizens from around the world at least twice each month in Indianapolis.

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The Price of Oil and Local History

What might an increase in gas prices mean for local history organizations?

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Upcoming Family History Programs

This winter, attend a family history program at the History Center.

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National History Day Works

Findings from the first-ever independent evaluation study of the NHD program reveal that students consistently out-perform their peers in more more ways than one might expect.

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Can We Take Your Order?

A look at historic menus

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It Figures, and My Figure, Too

2010 was a great year for the Local History Services Department

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From 2x4s to MLK Day

Our guest blogger talks about her two-week internship odyssey.

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Celebrating Family History’s Friends

The Indiana Historical Society presented two awards for family history/genealogy in December 2010.

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Cookies and Truffles and Fudge, Oh My!

When the weather outside is frightful, LHS is staying in (mostly) and catching up.

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It Takes a Village

The IHS exhibits team prepares to launch “You Are There 1968: Robert F. Kennedy Speaks,” but not without the help of many contributors to make it happen.

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Seminarians in the House

So, what should we call this handful of history professionals who leave the History Center ready to change their organizations, the history field and their communities for the better?

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Through a Curtain of Fog

Thoughts from author Clara Silverstein – a first-time visitor to the History Center

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Searchable Burial Database is Helpful

Salem has launched a Web-based tool to find ancestors in Washington County’s largest cemetery, Crown Hill.

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Setting the Stage for Robert F. Kennedy

Exhibits staff tackle a daunting project to prepare for the upcoming You Are There experience.

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Thank You to All Our Veterans

Our collection holds some of the amazing stories of Hoosiers serving our country.

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Indiana National Guard Records Index Online

The Indiana State Archives has published a name index to its Indiana National Guard Collection.

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County Historians Gather 'Round the Table

County historians meet around the state.

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Walking in Lew Wallace's Shoes

An interview with Gail Stephens, author of the new IHS Press book "Shadow of Shiloh: Major General Lew Wallace in the Civil War"

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Indiana Town Hall Series

Is history nothing more than trivia?

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