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Memory Bank: Apartment project rises in 1926

The Shelton apartment building went up at 825 N. Delaware St. in 1925 and 1926 and was developed by F. Rolland Buck and the Foster Engineering Co.—both of which had previously worked with famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Memory Bank: 94 years before IBJ moved in

This photo shows the the southeast quadrant of Monument Circle in 1925, shortly after the Continental Bank building—later expanded and renovated into the IPL building—was constructed.

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Memory Bank: Sewing custom suits

Henry Kahn founded Kahn Tailoring in 1903 and employed hundreds of Jewish immigrants, providing benefits that were not offered by many other employers at the time. This photo was taken in 1907, before the company moved to a new building.

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Memory Bank: The 1947 mayor’s race

In this photo, taken April 12, 1947, girls are carrying “Wemmer for Mayor” balloons supporting Republican William Wemmer as they walk down the 100 block of West Washington Street.

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Memory Bank: Drive focuses on minority voters

Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut participated on Sept. 24, 1983, in a march for Operation Big Vote, a coalition of labor and social groups created to increase voter registration among minority groups.

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