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Indiana -- History

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View Resource Indianapolis: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

The National Park Service has created over forty "Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary" guides since the program started, and this recent guide to the heritage of Indianapolis continues in that tradition of quality material. Working together with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, the guide highlights 59 locations listed in the...

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/indianapolis/
View Resource Digital Image Collections: Indiana Historical Society

Bringing together images of African Americans in Indiana, Abraham Lincoln, and many other subjects is an inspired idea, and it's part of the mission of the Indiana Historical Society. Over the past several years, they have been digitizing materials furiously, and currently there are over 38,000 images available on this website. The images are divided into eight topical areas, including "Military...

http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/digital-image-...
View Resource Indiana Authors and Their Books

The Hoosier State has produced its share of well-known authors, including Theodore Dreiser, Booth Tarkington, and James Whitcomb Riley. This remarkable project from Indiana University digitized the three-volume reference work, "Indiana Authors and Their Books," which covers the years from 1816 to 1980 and contains approximately 7,000 author entries. The project was made possible via funding from...

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/inauthors/welcome.do;jsessio...
View Resource Brevier Legislative reports Screenshot

Published biennially from 1858 to 1887, the Brevier Legislative Reports are verbatim reports of the legislative history of the Indiana General Assembly during those years. Taken as a whole, they are fascinating documents, as there exists no other such detailed and comprehensive record of the debate and speeches delivered on the floor of the Indiana Senate chamber and the Hall of the House of...

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/brevier/welcome.do;jsessioni...
View Resource Muncie City Improvement Resolutions Screenshot

Municipal improvement resolutions may not be everyone's cup of tea, but this digital collection should win over skeptics of all sorts. The people at Ball State University's Digital Media Repository have digitized over 1,000 items. The records include city ordinances, resolutions, and other materials from the City Clerk's office in Muncie, Indiana. Their creation dates range from 1892 to 1922 and...

http://libx.bsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/MnCtImpRes
View Resource Moment of Indiana History Screenshot

If you've ever wondered about Indiana history, wonder no more. This rather engaging website created by the diligent staff at Indiana Public Media brings together compelling moments from the Hoosier State's rich past. On the site, visitors can wander through the About area and then dig through some of the more recent moments. These short and eminently listenable audio features include "A Sunday...

http://indianapublicmedia.org/momentofindianahistory/
View Resource Indianapolis Postcard Collection Screenshot

Since the copyright for the postcard was first issued in 1861, people have found that the "small, thin postcard is a quick and inexpensive way to keep in touch with others." Hoosiers love postcards just as much as anyone, and this delightful collection from the Indianapolis Public Library brings the magic of the postcard alive. Here, visitors can look over 500 postcards depicting scenes from...

http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/postca...
View Resource History Center Digital Collections Screenshot

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society has created these remarkable digital collections to celebrate the unique history of this corner of Indiana. First-time visitors can explore the About mDON area to get a nice overview of its work, while the Search feature allows visitors to look over collections by historical period, title, and interpretive theme. Some thematic collections include...

http://mdon.library.ipfw.edu