(Apr. 12, 1824-Mar. 9, 1905). Born near McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Caven attended a primitive log school. He worked as a laborer in his father’s salt works, and in barging and coal… Read More »John Caven
Morgan County is adjacent to Indianapolis-Marion County on the southwest and part of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Statistical Area. Settlers began entering land in the area that is now Morgan County in… Read More »Morgan County
A decision in December 1990, by Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut Iii not to seek reelection following his unsuccessful run for secretary of state signaled the beginning of the 1991 mayoral… Read More »Municipal Election of 1991
Sigma Theta Tau International, one of the world’s largest Nursing associations in the world, had its genesis at the Indiana Training School for Nurses (Indiana University School of Nursing [IUSON])… Read More »Sigma Theta Tau International
The Indy Bag Ladies is a fundraising and activist organization working for the treatment and care of those with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Indianapolis. The organization began as a… Read More »Indy Bag Ladies
A product of the Indianapolis Bicentennial effort (2020–21), the digital Encyclopedia of Indianapolis integrates and accesses the explosion and fragmentation of knowledge created both as born-digital information and as a large new digital archive.