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Memory Bank: End of an era

The building that once housed The English Hotel and Opera House in the northwest quadrant of Monument Circle was demolished in 1949.
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Memory Bank: German sculptor makes Indiana his home

Sculptor Adolph Gustav Wolter, a native of Reutlingen, Germany, immigrated to the United States in 1922 and came to Indiana after the state hired him to carve symbolic relief sculptures for the Indiana State Library’s exterior.
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Memory Bank: Capehart becomes father of jukebox

After being forced out of an earlier company he had founded, Homer Capehart (better known in political circles for serving nearly two decades in the U.S. Senate) launched the Packard Manufacturing Co., which developed a mechanism for automatic record changing.
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