(Nov. 16, 1886-Mar. 24, 1974). Born in Phoebus, Virginia, and encouraged by his parents to get an education, Robert Brokenburr worked his way through Hampton Institute, graduating in 1906. He… Read More »Robert Lee Brokenburr
Governor Oliver P. Morton established a state arsenal in 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War to provide Indiana troops with munitions, placing Col. Herman Sturm in charge of… Read More »U.S. Arsenal
In 2010, former amateur racing cyclists, Jennifer Cvar and Wayde Klein created the Indy Criterium (Indy Crit), a festival featuring bicycle racing on Monument Circle. The festival not only showcases… Read More »Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival
Founded by Ohio native Louis J. Jenn in 1947 following its move to Indianapolis, Jenn Industries produced self-ventilating, overhead exhaust fans for factories. After experiencing great success with the product,… Read More »Jenn-Air Corporation
Indianapolis is home to several different art fairs that are held annually throughout the city. Talbot Street Art Fair The Talbot Street Art Fair (TSAF) is the oldest outdoor street… Read More »Art Fairs
A product of the Indianapolis Bicentennial effort (2020–21), the digital Encyclopedia of Indianapolis integrates and accesses the explosion and fragmentation of knowledge created both as born-digital information and as a large new digital archive.