• Posted in: Historic Miscellania The World League for a Sane Christmas

    Indianapolis News, July 18, 1911. Oh, tired Christmas shoppers!  Burned out on commercial Christmases?  So were people back in 1911, when a league that sought to call a halt to unfettered Christmas gift-giving established its national...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Ads: Loveliest Logo – Dauner Coal

    Coal company logo: surfaced recently among a pile of materials in a Carmel, Indiana, antique store. Dauner Wholesale Coal and Coke Company Bituminous coal has been one of Indiana’s most valuable natural resources since its...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Hawthorne Neighborhood

    Reader’s Question: I wondered if you have any information on the near westside Hawthorne area. We are currently helping on a rehab in the 200 block of N. Mount Street. ~ Steve L, Indianapolis HI’s...

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