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Fountain Square neighborhood on the southeast side is becoming one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Indianapolis with a mix of affordable housing, a thriving commercial district, interesting cultural events, and many popular restaurants and bars. But to many of […]

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Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS  IND.    JUN 13, 1911   1:30 PM Message: Indianapolis June, 12, 1911, Dear Old Friend: My mother and Henry are hear  we are all well Minnie   Addressed to: Mrs. C. Rush. 655 – W. 117 St. […]

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Among the thousands of businesses to call Indianapolis home was the upholstery shop of L. G. Twente located at what was then 8 Central Avenue (today 1010 Central Avenue in the historic St. Joseph Neighborhood). Louis G. Twente (probably pronounced […]

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Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   MAY 31, 1908   9 PM Message: Indianapolis, Ind. 5/31/0 Dear Mother & Father How are you getting along. Will write a letter tomorrow evening when I have time. this pitchure is a Birds Eye View of Indianapolis, […]

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After witnessing people jamming into packed movie theatres and sensing a good business opportunity, Indiana native Anzi Zaring sold his laundry company, bought a neighborhood theatre in 1910, and never looked back. He steadily expanded his business in the ‘teens […]

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Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   FEB 3, 1908   10:30AM. Message: How are you Miss Hazel? I send you this card. You must write. I am always anxious to hear from home. love to all Aunt Sade Addressed to: Miss Hazel Horsham Madison, […]

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