Sinopsis

Weekly 2-minute program on Indiana History produced by WFIU Public Media in association with the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.

Episodios

  • The Second Life Of An Indianapolis Landmark

    The Second Life Of An Indianapolis Landmark

    27/01/2014 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 Homefront

    A Shifting Role On The Civil War Homefront

    20/01/2014 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 Frontier

    Mapping The Frontier

    13/01/2014 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 Car

    An Avant-Garde Electric Car

    06/01/2014 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 II

    Soldiers’ Solace: Clubmobile Women During World War II

    30/12/2013 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 Celebration

    A Subtle Celebration

    23/12/2013 Duración: 01min

    Christmas in pioneer Indianapolis was a private and almost invisible holiday.

  • Slaying The Dragon

    Slaying The Dragon

    16/12/2013 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 Rights

    On The Vanguard For African American Rights

    09/12/2013 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 Trial

    The Infamous Hoosier Behind the Right To a Fair Trial

    02/12/2013 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 Pinhook

    The Legend of Pinhook

    25/11/2013 Duración: 01min

    During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.

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