• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Saving for a Rainy Day

    Name of Business: Fidelity Trust Company Date of Advertisement: April 1, 1956 Neighborhood: Midtown Service Provided: Banking Notable:  The Fidelity Trust Company began banking in Indianapolis in 1909, with William Fogerty serving as the first...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Tab Recreation

    Reader’s Question: I played several different sports at Tabernacle Presbyterian Church back in the 1950s.  I remember hearing that Tab’s recreation program was one of the oldest and largest church-sponsored athletic departments in the country.  Can you provide a little...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Lux Laundry Fire

    Reader’s Question:  I have recently moved back to Indianapolis after living most of my adult life in Virginia.  I still have vivid memories of a fire in a business near my family’s home, when I was about...

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