Category Archives: animals

The Greatest Show on Earth

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Most of us have at some time thrilled to the delights of the circus…the animals, the daring acts, the so-much-going-on-at-one-time-it’s-overwhelming fun of it all.  As early as 1300-1200 BCE, … Continue reading

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Firefly Party in New Harmony Celebrates Indiana’s New State Insect!

*Post written by Meagan Patterson, collections assistant for New Harmony Historic Site, (812) 682-3702 or mpatterson2@indianamuseum.org. Check out New Harmony’s Cool Historic Ties to Fireflies New Harmony, Ind.—Say’s Firefly Party is a town-wide celebration honoring Indiana’s official state insect and … Continue reading

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Newbery, Caldecott, and Talking Animal Lessons

  You’ve heard of the Oscars, The Emmys, and the Nobel Prize right? Awards given to people for performances or ideas that are the best in their business? Well, children’s books have awards too! You’re probably aware of the Newbery awards, having … Continue reading

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