The accomplished doctor move on to found both Northwestern University and the University of Denver.
Indy’s most-famous cyclist pedaled against racism to prevail in some of the world’s most prestigious championships.
Like his long-time Senate colleague Richard Lugar, Stevens attended Indianapolis Public School No. 84 and Shortridge High School.
The papers of the Nineteenth Century icon are housed at IUPUI’s Institute of American Thought.
A shortage of nurses hit the city hard during the flu pandemic of 1918-1920.
The tough-guy actor left the industry to focus on motorcycle racing after a string of big-budget films in the 1970s.
The Indiana native and Indy 500 lover captured World War II in a way that connected with Americans.
Hurty helped guide both Indianapolis and the state through the devastating 1918 influenza pandemic.
Ralston, whose name graces a downtown restaurant and a boutique hotel, was also involved in laying out Washington, D.C.
Before Indianapolis educator-attorney John Morton-Finney died in 1998 at the age of 108, he had learned to speak six languages, taught for 47 years in the Indianapolis Public Schools, and received five law degrees.
For decades, the Indianapolis-based World Wrestling Association was operated by its biggest star, Dick the Bruiser, who lived in Indianapolis most of his adult life.
The Indy native and self-taught musician was a regular at the city’s jazz clubs and won two Grammy Awards,
Her work paid off 100 years ago this month with ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.
Will Rogers called Hubbard “America’s greatest humorist” and introduced him to a standing ovation at the Ziegfield Follies.