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    Indiana State History Museum

    Indiana considers itself the “Crossroads of America,” because of its central location. Indiana State…

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    Madame C.J. Walker

    Once the wealthiest African American businesswoman in America, Madame C.J. Walker was an Indianapolis…

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    James Whitcomb Riley Home

    Known as the Hoosier poet, James Whitcomb Riley is recognized for his poem “Little Orphan Annie.”…

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    Origins of the Indianapolis 500

    The Indianapolis 500 is known as "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing". Eric Powell, Indianapolis Motor…

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    Indiana State Capitol Tour

    Indiana’s Statehouse in Indianapolis opened in 1888. It was the state’s fifth capitol building. Tour…

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    Mascots in Sports

    Author Jennifer Guiliano examines the use of native mascotry in sports and the effects it has on the…

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    Andrew Carnegie: Pittsburgh - City of Steel

    Author Ken Kobus talked about how Andrew Carnegie’s innovations helped transform Pittsburgh into the…

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    West Virginia Statehood and Economy

    West Virginia became a state in 1863. West Virginia State Museum Director Charles Morris discusses how…

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    Salt Industry in West Virginia

    JQ Dickinson Salt-Works' co-owner Nancy Bruns discussed the Charleston-area’s history as the "salt…

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    West Virginia Chemical Spill

    In 2014, gallons of a coal cleaning chemical leaked into the Elk River in West Virginia. Author Angie…

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    West Virginia Folklore

    The West Virginia Humanities Council’s state folklorist Emily Hilliard discussed the ways the West…

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    West Virginia State Capitol

    West Virginia’s capital moved back and forth from Wheeling to Charleston several times before…

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    Booker T Washington

    Author Larry Rowe recounts Washington’s life in West Virginia and how this experience shaped him as a…

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    J.C. Penney

    JCPenney department stores started out as a small town Main Street store in rural communities and became…

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    Establishment of Laramie, Wyoming

    Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1868 and are considered some of the city’s…

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    Wyoming Women's Suffrage

    Wyoming’s territorial assembly passed the Women’s Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened…

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    Evolution of Glass Art

    Diane Wright, the Museum’s curator of glass and decorative Arts, highlighted some of the historic…

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    Edward Libbey and the Glass City

    Toledo, Ohio, is known as the glass capital of the world. Julie McMaster, archivist at the Toledo Museum…

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    Auto-Lite Labor Strike of 1934

    Author and Historian Lou Hebert told the story of the Auto-Lite strike that occurred in Toledo, Ohio in…

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    Native Americans and the Battle of Fallen Timbers

    The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Indian War in the Northwest. Shannon Hughes,…

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