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November 20, 2016

Business:  Stationers  Date of Ad:  March 11, 1956 Location:  Downtown, 38 North Pennsylvania Street Years of Operation: 1932-1997 Notable: Before Office Depot or Staples there was a local leader in office supplies. The family owned company opened in 1933. Two […]

Sunday Ads: We’re All Nuts

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November 13, 2016, No comments

Business:  Morrow’s Nut House Date of Ad:  December 30, 1945 Location:  46 West Washington and various downtown locations Years of Operation: 193 ...

Sunday Ads: Goodbye City Life!

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October 30, 2016, 2 Comments

Business:  Glendale Shopping Center Date of Ad:  December 2, 1958 Location:  Keystone Avenue and 62nd Street Years of Operation: 1958-present Notab ...

Sunday Ads: Music to Your Ears

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October 9, 2016, No comments

Business:  Wilking Music Company  Date of Ad:  October 13th, 1940 Location:  120 East Ohio Street, near Massachusetts Avenue Years of Operation: 1 ...

  • Sunday Ad’s: We’ve got you! Hook, Line and Sinker
    October 2, 2016, No comments

    Business:  Hook’s Drugs Date of Ad:  July 29, 1906 Location:  Various Locations, Originally Prospect and East (demolished) Years of Operation: 1900- 1994 Notable: What was once a household name across Indiana had humble roots. Started ...

  • Sunday: Refreshment Delivered to your Door
    September 4, 2016, No comments

    Business:  Robert’s Dairy  Date of Ad:  September 2, 1956 Location:  4201 Millersville Road Years of Operation: 1877-1988 Notable:  Do you remember home milk delivery? Until refrigeration and supermarkets, most folks received daily d ...

  • Indianapolis Attractions According to the 1890 State Fair Guide
    Friday Fave: After 1890 State Fair, See This!
    August 19, 2016, 2 Comments

    Visitors from all over the state come to see and show at the Indiana State Fair. Check out the non-fair recommendations from the 1890 State Fair Visitor’s Guide–the last year before moving to its current location. “Visito ...

  • Then & Now: Indiana State Fair & Expo
    August 18, 2016, 3 Comments

    The location, scale and wares have changed, but the premise remains the same: gather Indiana’s best art, agriculture, science and industry for concentrated display and consumption. The State Fair is a coveted Hoosier tradition begun in 1 ...

  • Penny Post- Across the Street
    August 17, 2016, No comments

    Message on front: I am located across the street from here. Address here: 1441 Fairfield Ave. Indianapolis Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND   MAY 2 1944    3PM and Osborn Ohio   May 3 1944   7AM Message on back: Dear Mom, […]