Moment of Indiana History

Moment of Indiana History

Brief explorations of Indiana History, historic places and people. Produced by WFIU and the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.More from Moment of Indiana History »

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Suddenly, Last Summer (In Lafayette)

In 1849, no one knew what caused cholera--a miasma in the air emanating from filth in the street,or living a life that was dissolute or intemperate

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Remembering The Show On The Road

At the turn of the last century, traveling chautauquas brought rural and small town residents cultural entertainment with a religious component.

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Win-Win: The Mutual Ascent Of Basketball And Radio

And when station owners went looking for popular programming that would draw fans and encourage advertisers, they discovered that one sure bet was basketball.

A Motorcade Fit For A Prince

cars started up and headed west out of the city. The first challenge came when the cars "stopped to get ready for the high hills" west of the White River.

An Ignominious Governorship

On Governor David Wallace's watch, the internal improvements program bankrupted the state and the Potowatomi Indians were exiled to Kansas by armed militia.

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