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Adding to perceptions about Civil War heritage. . . a speaking tour brings insights

For many years I have been privileged to be a speaker at Indiana meetings: library gatherings, books clubs, I HS events, Civil War organizations like the Sons of Union Veterans and Round tables in southern Indiana, Anderson, Indianapolis—and even White
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Indiana Historical Society Holiday Book Fair: what sells?

The first weekend in December is always reserved at Hawthorne Publishing for the Holiday book fair in downtown Indianapolis. The Indiana Historical Society has recently combined this much-anticipated book event with a Christmas tree extravaganza which fills almost every room
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A Cabinet Of Curiosities from the Civil War In Indiana

A review by Kathleen Angelone, owner of Bookmama’s Bookstore in Indianapolis which first appeared in the city in Weekly View and Southside Voice in July and August. Bet you thought you knew all about Indiana’s involvement in the Civil War. 
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A story about a vanished civilization. . .

The time is 1987. The place: Indianapolis. At several places in the city, there are vibrant, well attended stores which have attractive books on display. A sign outside says Waldenbooks. They are the cornerstones for a business selling best-sellers, classics
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