Joan Hostetler

Joan Hostetler and John Harris own Heritage Photo & Research Services. The company specializes in house and building research and historic photograph preservation, interpretation, archiving, and digitization. Since they see so many cool photographs tucked away in attics and basements, they recently created "The Indiana Album" to borrow, scan, and share hidden Indiana images with the public. Like them on facebook or send them an email to share your photographs.

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March 26, 2015

In the early 1900s, hundreds of eastern Europeans moved to a near westside neighborhood known as Haughville. The Zeunik family, with Slovenian roots, immigrated in the 1880s or 1890s and settled in Indianapolis by the early 1900s. Parents Joseph and […]

Indianapolis Then and Now Revisited: The Massachusetts Avenue Passenger Depot

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March 19, 2015, 8 Comments

This week’s Indianapolis Then and Now column was originally published on October 13, 2011 and now includes updates. Although a psychic once told ...

Indianapolis Then and Now: American Legion Mall, East North Street

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March 12, 2015, 5 Comments

  Uniformed members of Greenfield Knights Templar Commandery No. 39 pose on E. North Street in Indianapolis, looking north toward the Indiana Ins ...

Indianapolis Then and Now: Charles E. Emmerich Manual Training High School

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March 5, 2015, 7 Comments

In the early 1890s the old Indianapolis High School (later known as Shortridge High School) was overcrowded and had spilled over into a temporary High ...