All posts in Indianapolis Collected

Yesteryear’s Indy-related products and souvenirs are today’s collectibles

  • Indianapolis Collected: Paging Dr. Coe
    January 24, 2015, 5 Comments

    Dr. Isaac Coe turned up unexpectedly in Oregon last month.  Not the actual Dr. Coe — he’s buried at Crown Hill cemetery — but an antique photograph of an even older portrait of the pioneer physician who helped save the [& ...

  • Indianapolis Collected: Camp Ida Wineman
    December 13, 2014, 2 Comments

    Sylvia Dichner Weiss grew up on the near-southside of Indianapolis, in a neighborhood she called the “ghetto.” When she was about seven years old, a public health nurse sent Sylvia and her brother to a camp on the banks of the ...

  • Indianapolis Collected: A Road By Any Other Name
    October 18, 2014, 2 Comments

    In the fall of 2011, Indianapolis Downtown Inc. sparked a Facebook frenzy when it launched a contest to rename Georgia Street.  According to a spokesman for Mayor Greg Ballard, the goal of the proposed “re-branding” was to cre ...