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From the 1890 City Directory, this quintessentially Victorian era drawing to denote, presumably, rampant creativity. One wonders how many patents were issued from Indianapolis each year in this time period. And how creative, innovative and pioneering our population at present?

What inventions, innovations or firsts pioneered here in Indianapolis are you aware of? What should we be known for? What are we ripe to invent? Does Indianapolis inspire you and if so, how? Thoughts for a random Sunday morning…

One response to “Sunday Adverts: Patent This!”

  1. basil berchekas jr says:

    Indianapolis, at least to me, declined in originality in the mid 1920s through the 1950s and remained “down” till the mid 1960s…it’s getting there, but still has a long way to go…

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