Category Archives: Famous Hoosiers

Famous Hoosiers: Louise Dresser

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, wraps up, we are going to focus on motion picture entertainers. One of the best-known Tri-State residents such as Johnny Depp, … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Booth Tarkington

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers” continues, Indiana has an influential lineage of Hoosiers authors such as Norman Bridwell, Gene Stratton-Porter, John Green, Lew Wallace, and Kurt … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Winfield Denton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout the two hundred year history, there have been numerous politicians serving and representing the state of Indiana. As we continue our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, we … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Marilyn Durham

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our newest blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, numerous Hoosiers have represented the great state of Indiana in various mediums such as politics, entertainment, and literature. Over … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Ernie Pyle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. War correspondences has changed in the 20th Century with recent changes in technology; however, in the early 20th Century, some war correspondents gained recognition for their … Continue reading

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