• Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: Your Home City

    Postmarked: Indianapolis, IND., MAR 15, 1909 – 5:30 PM Received: CAMPO, CAL., MAR 22, 1909 – AM Message: Dear Katie – Are spending a few days in Indianapolis so send you a card that will...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: Indianapolis, Quite a Town

    State Capitol, Indianapolis, IND. Postmarked: Indianapolis, IND. DEC 26, 1932 6:30 PM Message: Hello All – Nice trip so far. Quite a town, arrived around 6. Staying tonight. Population around 500,000. Out window shopping –...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Building at 122 East 22nd Street

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the businesses that have been located in the building at 122 East 22nd Street over the years?  ~ Jeff C., Indianapolis    HI’s Answer: In the years prior to the construction of...

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  • Posted in: Family Tree Family Tree: The First Census

    Two hundred and twenty-three years ago, on March 1, 1790, Congress passed the First Census Act. They gave the responsibility of collecting information to the marshalls of the U.S. judicial districts, who beginning on Census...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Tomlinson Family

    Reader’s Question: I was wondering how much information you have on the TOMLINSON family and the history of Indiana?  Please contact me, so that I can find out more and fill in a lot of blanks...

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  • Posted in: Family Tree Kickstart Your Family Tree: Using the Census

    Last week, we started our family history research by recording what we already know. The next step is to start verifying and adding to that information. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is...

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