• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Ads: Raggedy Indy

     A Sweet Little Raggedy Doll and a Sweet Little Raggedy House at 537 N. Tacoma Avenue Raggedy Ann Once again, eBay serves as the source of inspiration for historical discovery! Last week, a rare 1915...

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  • Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc. Monday: William J. Forsyth’s Irvington Connections

    Forsyth Irvington House ca. 1914, photo courtesy of Susan Forsyth Selby Sklar Guest Author: Rachel Berenson Perry Hoosier Group artist William J. Forsyth (1854 – 1935) lived in Indianapolis for most of his life. In...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: H. Lieber Co.

    Reader’s Question: I bought a painting at an auction that has a tag on the back of it that says “H. Lieber Co.”  What is the story of that company? ~ Katherine R., formerly of Indianapolis HI’s Answer:...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: Raggedy Ann and Indy

      Happy Independence Day, Indy! Baseball, hotdogs, apple pie and … Raggedy Ann. It’s hard to find anything more “Americana” than the perpetually-perky little red, white, and blue doll. Were you aware that she has...

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