Category Archives: Architecture

What’s the Capital of Indiana?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. The capital of Indiana wasn’t always Indianapolis. Hopefully, if you are from Indiana or have lived here for a while, you know this, but you may be a stranger … Continue reading

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The House that “Jack” Built

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Some images are just evocative, aren’t they? You immediately recognize them.  You probably recognize most, if not all of these, even if you don’t know who designed and built … Continue reading

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“All the world’s a stage…”: Part 3

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. This is the final blog on the World’s Colombian Exposition of 1893, aka the Chicago World’s Fair.  We have discussed the background and history of the Expo as well … Continue reading

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“All the world’s a stage…”: Part 2

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. This is the second blog on the World’s Colombian Exposition of 1893, aka the Chicago World’s Fair.  We have discussed the background and history of the Expo and will … Continue reading

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“All the world’s a stage…”: Part 1

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. This famous quotation is from William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, but it also applies to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, aka the Chicago World’s Fair.  The world … Continue reading

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