Memory Bank: TV cowboys visit Riley Hospital

Actors Jackie Coogan and Russell Hayden, stars on the television program “Cowboy G-Men,” visited Riley Hospital on Sept. 23, 1953, before heading to an appearance at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The

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MEMORY BANK: Fighting polio

In this Nov. 26, 1945, photo, two women are at an Indianapolis department store to promote a fundraising effort for the State Board of Health’s infantile paralysis clinical research and for Kenny Institute treatment programs.

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Memory Bank: A singing stopover

Soldiers during World War II traveled often by train, which brought them through Union Station in Indianapolis. Both the USO and the Travelers Aid Society set up shop at the train station to help the troops with food, lodging and entertainment.

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