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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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Have You Ever Read a Book by a Ghost?

October is a time to enjoy fall leaves, fall weather and curling up on a couch with a good book – perhaps one written by a spirit will do.

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NHD – Perfect for Language Arts Curriculum

Guest blogger Dick Rooker offers his take on why History Day is an even better fit for Language Arts classes.

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The Mysteries of History

The You Are There research team stumbles into a history mystery.

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Understanding the 2011 NHD Theme – Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences

Where there is controversy, there is "debate and diplomacy."

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Nothing but fast food for us this month

We are so busy ... we teamed up to write the blog!

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Care and Identification of Historic Family Photographs

Family history program helps you preserve your past

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