• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Bank On It

    A great little piece of advertising history: House-shaped coin bank form People’s State Bank, Indianapolis. The back says, “Prompt attention will be given mortgage applications.” The front says, “The Peoples State Bank Felix T. McWhirter,...

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  • Posted in: Ladies Lounge Women’s History Month: Indianapolis Propylaeum

    The original Propylaeum stood at 17 East North Street From Hyman’s Handbook of Indianapolis, published in 1897: “The Indianapolis Propylaeum was incorporated June 6, 1888, for the purpose of promoting and encouraging literary and scientific...

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