• Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc Monday: On Liberty and Whiskers

    Lajos Kossuth in a daguerreotype by Southworth & Hawes, 1851 The list of famous visitors to Indianapolis would probably surprise you.  Oscar Wilde came in 1882.  Mark Twain came four times.  Sergei Rachmaninov, the composer,...

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  • Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc Monday: The Russian Connection

    Dos Equis might have “The Most Interesting Man in the World” doing beer ads today.  But in 1904, a colorful contender for that title came to the U.S. from Russia.  Are you ready for a...

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