The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

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David J. Bodenhamer, Robert Graham Barrows, David Gordon Vanderstel
Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1994 - History - 1600 pages
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A chronicle of the city and its experience, in 22 major interpretive essays; 1,600 shorter entries on people, organizations, and events; a timeline of key events in the city's history; and a statistical appendix. Among the essay topics are African-Americans, broadcasting, demography and ethnicity, neighborhoods and communities, religion, sports, visual arts, and women. Includes some 300 wee bandw illustrations. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

OVERVIEW ESSAYS
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AfricanAmericans 5 Broadcasting 15 Built Environment
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Cultural Institutions 39 Demography and Ethnicity
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About the author (1994)

Barrows, Associate Professor of History at Indiana University at Indianapolis, was previsouly an editor at the Indiana Historical Bureau.

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