• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Indianapolis Public Library

    Reader’s Question: I heard that the CEO of the Indianapolis Public Library was conducting tours of IPL facilities all around the city. I’m curious to know when Indianapolis first opened a public library and where the early...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Indianapolis Light and Heat Company

    Image Courtesy of IMCPL Digital Collections From 1904 – 1926, the company now known as the Indianapolis Power and Light Company was the Indianapolis Light and Heat Company, as indicated in this advertisement from the...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Canary Cottage Restaurant and Cafe

    Reader’s Question: I was wondering if in your research you’ve come across a restaurant or tea room called the Canary Cafe?  My grandmother lived on the west side and worked downtown in the Aetna Building from the late-1930s to...

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