The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

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qA work of this magnitude and high quality will obviously be indispensable to anyone studying the history of Indianapolis and its region.q -- The Journal of American History q... absorbing and accurate... Although it is a monument to Indianapolis, do not be fooled into thinking this tome is impersonal or boring. It's not. It's about people: interesting people. The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis is as engaging as a biography.q -- Arts Indiana q... comprehensive and detailed... might well become the model for other such efforts.q -- Library Journal With more than 1, 600 separate entries and 300 illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis is a model of what a modern city encyclopedia should be. From the city's inception through its remarkable transformation into a leading urban center, the history and people of Indianapolis are detailed in factual and intepretive articles on major topics including business, education, religion, social services, politics, ethnicity, sports, and culture.Course manuals, which the administration continued to develop, began to include specific enrichment and remedial activities for these various student groupings. ... His broadcasting career began in 1923 when he was hired as an unpaid announcer on KDKA, ... In 1949 he again took a job with Mutual, broadcasting first from Indianapolis, then Washington, D.C.; he stayed with the network until 1954.

Title:The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis
Author:David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1994-11-22


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