A long line of newspapers, radio, television icons came and went in Indianapolis.
Herman C. Krannert, Allison Melangton, Henry J. Richardson and May Wright Sewall have played significant roles in Indianapolis not-for-profits.
Indianapolis has served as headquarters for state and national not-for-profit, performing arts, women’s, and trade and professional organizations for nearly two centuries.
Dr. Donald E. Brown, Angie Hicks, Scott A. Jones and W. Scott Webber made significant contributions to Indianapolis technology history.
Sales of companies seeded the Indianapolis area with a cycle of reinvestment.
Harry Alpert, Robert W. Poorman Jr., Oscar K. Van Ausdall and Samuel Merrill played significant roles in Indianapolis office products and services.
Stephen C. Hilbert, Dr. Amelia R. Keller, Eli Lilly and Dr. William N. Wishard made significant contributions to Indianapolis financial and professional services.
Rapid-fire changes altered how people work and communicate.
Eli Lilly, device makers joined burgeoning hospital systems to build expansive health care system.
Change has marked city’s law firms and major financial institutions.
Robert Lee Brokenburr, Otto N. Frenzel, Calvin Fletcher and Benjamin Harrison played significant roles in Indianapolis professional and financial services history.
Ora Ellis Butz, Nebraska Cropsey, Paul D. “Tony” Hinkle and Thomas Carr Howe made significant contributions to Indianapolis education.
Public, private institutions grew with an expanding city.
Eugene B. Glick, Charles P. Morgan, Thomas Moses and Robert V. Welch made significant contributions to Indianapolis residential real estate.
“From tiny acorns grow mighty oaks” might be an apt metaphor for the growth of housing in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
Carl Fisher, William G. Mays, Edna Balz Lacy and W.B. Stokely Jr. made significant contributions in Indianapolis manufacturing.
Location advantages grounded the state as leader in making things.
The city became center for food and huge gatherings.
Robert C. Hunt, Hugh J. McGowan, Adolph Scherrer, Bernard Vonnegut made significant contributions to construction, design and engineering in Indianapolis.