Weekly 2-minute program on Indiana History produced by WFIU Public Media in association with the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.
The Second Life Of An Indianapolis Landmark27/01/2014 Duración: 01min
As demographic change altered the landscape of downtown Indianapolis, the church that had housed Indiana's largest Methodist congregation faced demolition.
A Shifting Role On The Civil War Homefront20/01/2014 Duración: 01min
Women on the Civil War home front spent the war years occupied with matters outside the boundaries of what was then considered “women’s work”.
Mapping The Frontier13/01/2014 Duración: 01min
Gazetteers helped lure settlers westward into the towns of Indiana and other frontier states and gave them concrete information about their destinations.
An Avant-Garde Electric Car06/01/2014 Duración: 01min
Gasoline propulsion claimed the day, and by 1914 the Waverley Electric car went out of production. Turns out, the vehicle was a century ahead of its time.
Soldiers’ Solace: Clubmobile Women During World War II30/12/2013 Duración: 01min
Clubmobile women did more than hand out coffee and doughnuts. Their most important job was to listen to soldiers' fears, frustrations, and hurts.
A Subtle Celebration23/12/2013 Duración: 01min
Christmas in pioneer Indianapolis was a private and almost invisible holiday.
Slaying The Dragon16/12/2013 Duración: 01min
From small beginnings in 1922, the Ku Klux Klan had attracted an estimated thirty percent of all white males in the Hoosier state onto its membership rolls.
On The Vanguard For African American Rights09/12/2013 Duración: 01min
At a time when other branches of government proved inconsistent on matters of African American rights, the Indiana Supreme Court steadily upheld human rights.
The Infamous Hoosier Behind the Right To a Fair Trial02/12/2013 Duración: 01min
Although Milligan conspired against his government, the Supreme Court ruling in his case set a precedent regarding the rights of citizens to a fair trial.
The Legend of Pinhook25/11/2013 Duración: 01min
During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.