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PRESIDENT AND CEO Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am so incredibly proud of everything we have accomplished in 2013 – both at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center and in communities throughout the state. We reached tens of thousands of Hoosiers through outreach and educational programs. Everything IHS does is based on fulfilling our mission to be Indiana’s Storyteller™: Connecting People to the Past and our commitment to four basic principles: • The Indiana Historical Society is the leading authority in collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Indiana history. • The Indiana Historical Society’s reach is statewide, delivering valued service through engagement and outreach. • The History Center is the best resource for people who want to learn more about our state’s history. • The Indiana Historical Society uses its collections, expertise and resources wisely. We have worked since 2006 to bring to life the dream of the Indiana Experience – a new way to live history – which opened in 2010. Word has spread, and we’re welcoming more people through our doors than ever before. In 2013, we are happy to report that we broadened the number of donors, and many members increased their commitments to us – upgrading their memberships to higher levels. We are operating in the most effective and efficient ways possible even as we spread our wings. We devoted much of the year to planning our Bicentennial offerings and started the birthday party with the inaugural run of the Indiana Bicentennial Train. It was a big hit. A $690,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. ensures our efforts to reach high school students will have a dramatic impact on our state. We are looking forward to a wonderful 2014 as we strengthen our fundraising efforts. We have exciting plans to greatly expand our archives storage and focus on connecting further with the community by gathering oral histories from Hoosiers with great stories to tell. Thank you for your support. Best regards,

John A. Herbst President and CEO

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A GROWING AUDIENCE FOR THE INDIANA EXPERIENCE 105,347 visited the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.

8,706 guests enjoyed our Concerts on the Canal series. 444 people attended family history programs at the History Center.

2,447 people played at Circus Day.

502 book lovers came to our Holiday Author Fair.


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I was quite impressed with the quality of the facility and staff members. Everyone was very friendly and informative, especially the lady in the History Lab. The period actors were very talented as well. It made me very proud to have Indiana represented so well to visitors. - Elizabeth A. Cole


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FINANCIALS 2013 4.49%





Retail Sales


Retail Sales


Contributions 66.24%



Endowment Distribution



Membership Dues


Admissions/Earned Revenue/Other

Membership Dues Admissions/Earned Revenue/Other


Endowment Distribution



Indiana Experience Campaign Funds Released


Indiana Experience Campaign Funds Released

Revenue Sources 0.61%


Capital Expenditures

Capital Expenditures


Development and Membership



Development and Membership

Collections and Conservation


Administration and Operations

17.53% Exhibits


Collections and Conservation



Administration and Operations








History Market



IHS Press

Marketing and Public Relations

Public Programs



History Market



IHS Press

Marketing and Public Relations

Public Programs

Budget Expenses

Actual Expenses



All financial information is unadjusted and unaudited. Audited numbers will be available after June 30, 2014. 3

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The newly expanded W. Brooks and Wanda Y. Fortune History Lab is more than three times its original size and features large observation windows into the Conservation Lab.

What a gorgeous location and what a wonderful way to spend part of the day. If you want to learn more about Indiana or are just visiting, this is a great place to go, especially if you’re in the downtown area. - ribk, Trip Advisor

2,893 guests attended Museum Nights on the Canal.

I had read about it online and was looking forward to the Cole Porter exhibit. I was not disappointed! The gentleman singing songs by request had a wonderful voice and sang about six or seven songs for us until my daughters dragged me away to see more. I could have stayed listening to him all afternoon. - grainbowjudy, Trip Advisor

Pack a picnic dinner, grab your chairs and enjoy a wonderful evening listening to music. You can’t beat that. - Carrie Lambert,

Concerts on the Canal


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The Indiana Experience is one of my absolute favorite places to visit with the Princesses in Indianapolis. We <3 the You Are There experiences! Our entire family always learns something new and has a great time, too. - Cherie Lowe, Queen of Free

Our Museum Theater Program Provided steady employment with flexible hours for 12 professional ACTORS in the indianapolis theater community and another 18 non-career performers.

Destination Indiana grew by 26 journeys, bringing the number of journeys available to 273 containing more than 3,087 images.

2,339 people visited the History Center during Winterfest.

We really enjoyed

Destination Indiana

and could spend HOURS

watching each SUBJECT/CLIP. - Saranger, Trip Advisor


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The actors in their You Are There exhibits refuse to break character no matter how much you poke and prod, and they really know their stuff! - Brittany W., Yelp

You can tell they put a lot of time and effort into the exhibits and the actors really get into their roles and have a wealth of knowledge. - Tessa Simpson

A flood relief station is the setting for You Are There 1913: A City Under Water, which opened March 2013.


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While on a weekend trip to Indianapolis, we wandered into this museum. We weren’t sure what to expect, but it exceeded our expectations.

You Are There 1904: Picture This, which opened October 2013, puts guests in front of the lens in a Victorian photo studio.

The interactive exhibits were absolutely fantastic! It was a terrific experience!

The You Are There exhibits are completely amazing. You walk in and meet people that are from the picture of that era. It is amazing. You interact with actors and ask questions and you can touch things not just look.

- Rose R., Trip Advisor

- Jade H., Yelp

- jamcgovern, Trip Advisor


The History center welcomed visitors from 49 states and 31 countries

This little gem has fascinating exhibits which allow you to “time travel” back to historical events in Indianapolis’s history and interact with characters from that time. The exhibits change regularly and offer a unique perspective. - AliceIndy, Trip Advisor 7

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A BEAUTIFUL FACILITY I would highly recommend your venue to others and especially the wonderful help and outstanding service we received from you! Your expertise was invaluable in making it all happen! - Susie Geswein

The History Center was host to 233 events, meetings and performances, including 29 weddings.

When I saw Eli Lilly Hall, I knew that I wanted to have my wedding there. It is such a beautiful building, and you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need decorations since the building speaks for itself.

Beautiful wedding ceremony and reception at the Indiana Historical Society! - Tiffany Rowe Stoner

Thanks again for all your help making our company meeting so great. - RJE Business Interiors, Sheryl Hudson

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A STRONG MEMBERSHIP A wonderful family-like group of friendly, dedicated, people who are proud of their work and focused on their many missions.


- Charles Bender

IHS has 5,459 members with an 83% retention rate.

334 guests attended the Living Legends Gala, recognizing the contributions of noted Hoosiers and raising more than $100,000 for IHS education programs.

We enjoy being members because of the Indiana Experience and You Are There exhibits. It is an interesting place to showcase Indiana especially to our out-of-town friends and guests. We also enjoy immensely the unique membership trips every year. - Darrell and Ginny Jutte

13 100-year-old companies were added to the Historic Business Register. Unrestricted annual giving increased by 29%. 9

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A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE STATE Serving Indiana’s Other Heritage Organizations

Local History Services fielded 2,745 site visits, consultations, workshops, meetings and client contacts, and maintained relationships with each of the state’s 92 county historians, traveling 31,809 miles.

143,129 guests visited IHS traveling exhibitions throughout the state.

I wanted to congratulate you on DeTeriora and the Agents of Destruction. Such a fun way to teach about caring for collections. - Beverly Balger Sutley, Palmer Museum of Art

I’ll certainly be singing your praises to anyone who would listen. - Sadie Oldenkamp, Pike County Library

Available at: Deteriora

More than 2,300 people read Deteriora and the Agents of Destruction, our online, living graphic novel about care for historical collections.

IHS was 1 of only 3 Connecting to Collections grant projects invited to participate in the Institute for Museum and Library Services Museums Take the Lead convention.


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More than 4,600 students from more than 46 schools participated in National History Day in Indiana, with 58 state winners advancing to the national competition;  3 Indiana entries were named finalists.

PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS My daughter, now a research engineer for a major U.S. company, claims that her History Day experience benefited her future career as much as anything she did before going to college. - Ron Gill

5,531 schoolchildren visited the Indiana Experience.

Your organization was absolutely amazing and every activity held the interest of every student! They couldn’t stop talking about what a great time they had. I can’t think of anything I would suggest you change. - Connie Hessler, teacher 11

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HISTORY ON THE RAILS The Indiana Bicentennial Train kicked off a four-year celebration of the state’s 200th birthday. Visitors enjoyed The Next Indiana – a visual bicentennial exhibition exploring the state’s past through the lenses of transportation, land use, talent and community. They also experienced historical interpreter Kevin Stonerock playing a character especially created for the train, shared ideas with their neighbors in a creative community space, and did fun educational activities. In landslide decisions at all four stops, popcorn was voted the Favorite Hoosier Innovation!

The St. Paul’s Lutheran School eighth graders had a great time … nice exhibits, interpreter and activities. Thank you, Indiana Historical Society! Very Educational! 12

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13,165 guests boarded the Indiana Bicentennial Train in Kokomo, Valparaiso, Delphi and New Haven.

Thank you for coming to our town! 13

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The IHS Press produced 3 books and 12 e-books.

AN AWARD-WINNING PRESS IHS PRESS BOOKS and AUTHORS collected 9 award nominations

Crown Hill: History-Spirit-Sanctuary takes a subject that could be, well, deadly. But Indianapolis’ highly photographable landmark cemetery contains plenty of good stories. More than just a photo essay – although there’s beautiful work from shooters Marty N. Davis and Richard Fields – the book smartly balances images with insightful essays. - Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal


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VALUABLE ARCHIVAL RESOURCES 856 collections/items were cataloged, processed and made accessible to the public.

My wife and I went twice: The first time was for the Indiana Experience, the other was for historical research. We loved every bit of it. - Robert Hobaugh

Name another research facility anywhere as comfortable and interactive as the Indiana Historical Society. - Lou Harry, Indiana Business Journal

1,466 images were added to the images in IHS’s digital online collection, bringing the number of images available to 59,040. 430 new manuscript, visual and printed collections/items were added to the collection.

CONSERVATION EXPERTS The Historic Document Preservation Program provided help to 26 small museums across the state.

The William H. Smith Memorial Library assisted 5,662 visitors and answered 3,044 remote requests for information.

We have been putting your Collections Assessment report to good use. It was wonderful! It’s a primer for collection care. This has been a most helpful process for us. - Mary Chrastil, North Manchester History Museum

Conservation Lab conservators and volunteers treated 7,253 collection items.


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2013 HONOR ROLL OF DONORS LEGACY SOCIETY Earl J. Anderson* Ron and Mary Baldwin Frank and Katrina Basile Robert H. Bischoff William and Sheila Bosron Robert and Bette Cronin* Leigh Darbee Richard and Helen Dickinson James W.* and Jane Emison James and Janis Funk Ralph and Beth Gray John A. Herbst Thomas and Susan Hoback Joseph and Emily Kniesly Richard and Katharine M. Kruse George and Jean Jones Kyle Jerry and Barbara Marlette H. Roll and Linda* McLaughlin Howard and Mary Jane Meeker David and Anita Meyer William D. Middleton* George and Peggy Rapp Sally Reahard* Robert and Paulette Reid Charles and Sharon Short Robby (Biggs) Smith Dennis and Cathy Sponsel P.R. and Phyllis Sweeney Floann Turner* Dianne Marie Wise-Gubka Gordon and Anne Wishard

COUNCIL OF 1816 Founders’ Circle Anonymous Jane Emison Chairman’s Circle Michael and Barbara Blickman Eleanor F. Bookwalter David and Marcia Evans Otto N. Frenzel IV P.E. and Fran MacAllister Jerry and Rosie Semler President’s Circle Nancy Ayres Elizabeth Ann Beck William and Patricia Curran Ed and Jo Davis Lori Efroymson-Aguilera and Sergio Aguilera Wanda Y. Fortune James and Janis Funk Susan R. Jones-Huffine and Matt Huffine Katharine and Richard Kruse

Corona M. Lewis David and Anita Meyer Hugh Th. Miller and Mrs. Gail Pamukov-Miller Steve and Margaret Cole Russell William and Jane Salin Herb and Bui Simon Dennis and Cathy Sponsel Will and Laura Weaver Council Circle Mark and Elizabeth Ahlemann Elmira Annis Robert and Toni Bader Joseph and Charlene Barnette William and Kathryn Bartelt Frank and Katrina Basile Mark and Ann Bear Ray E. Boomhower Jeretta Buck Lorene Burkhart Philip and Roberta Caito Jerry and Dianne Cartmel Gayle Cook Stephen Cox Charles and Jackie Davis Berkley W. and Nancy Duck Skip C. Dunlap Nancy Dunn Brent and Elaine Eckhart John and Karen Elliott Richard and Becky Feldman Richard E. Ford Jock and Penny Fortune William L. Fortune and Joseph Blakley Ed and Phyllis Gabovitch Bill and Gloria Gaither Marianne Glick and Mike Woods Linda Gugin Steve and Susan Haller Andrew Halter and Joshua Rogers John A. Herbst James and Susan Hetherington Thomas and Susan Hoback W. Seymour and Rheta Holt David Hoppe J. Mark and Kimberly Howell Betty J. Huffer Stan and Sandy Hurt Tom and Brenda Huston William and Ann Jenner Lawrence and Catherine Kennedy Michael and Pegg Kennedy Fred and April Kerber Thomas and Liliane Krasean George and Jean Jones Kyle Larry and Carol Landis

Daniel and Allison Lechleiter Charles and Lisa Liles Ted and Deborah Lilly John and Mary Lisher James and Jeanne Madison Kurt and Linda Mahrdt John Mahrdt Diamond Mather Edward S. Matthews Craig and Diann McKee E. Kirk and Alice McKinney H. Roll and Linda McLaughlin* Howard R. and Mary Jane Meeker Roger and Virginia Merkel James and Kelley Merritt Diane Meyer Simon Michael H. and Kathryn Miller Dayton and Trudy Molendorp Dian Moore Thomas Murphy and Don Privett Michael B. Murphy Peter and Ginny Nicholas Jane Nolan Judith O’Bannon Sean and Elizabeth O’Farrell Samuel and Alexis Odle Ersal and Izabela Ozdemir Eloise Paul and Bill Lee Gerald and Dorit Paul Yvonne Perkins Joseph and Sharon Pressner Russell and Ruth Pulliam George and Peggy Rapp Thomas and Bonnie Reilly David and Betty Rice N. Clay and Amy Robbins Sallie Rowland Thomas and Judith Rush Carrie Ryan Fred and Jane Schlegel Robert and Alice Schloss Howard L. Schrott Robert and Paula Sexton William and Faye Sigman Bren Simon Joseph A. Slash Luke Smith and James Telford Mary Sutherland and Jack Steffee Charles and Peggy Sutphin Karl Swain P.R. and Phyllis Sweeney Everett and Margaret Targett Phil Terry Randall and Deborah Tobias William and Susan Tolbert Amy Vaughan Brad and Terri Warnecke Will and Laura Weaver

Rob and Lu Carole West Lucy H. Wick Matthew and Melanie Will R. Kevin and Cynthia Williams David and Christina Wong Jay B. Wright C. Daniel and Diana Yates Marjorie Zeigler David Ziegler Darell and Mary Ann Zink The Corson Family Foundation The Hagerman Group Gregory & Appel Insurance Van Riper Woodard Family Foundation

STORYTELLERS CIRCLE History Patrons Michael and Amy Alley John and Denise Ayre John and Susan Barnard Eric Bedel and Elaine E. Kops-Bedel John and JoAnn Birdzell Wendy Boyle Kathy Breen Gary and Susan Brown Jerrod and Joan Carter C.H. Douglas and Tom Korecki Murvin and Linda Enders William Esarey and Robin Elizabeth Parsley Harvey and Phyllis Feigenbaum Jeff and Nadine Harris Gary and Pam Hentschel John and Phyllis Holliday Kevin and Ramona Huse Kyle and Mary Beth Jackson P. Martin and Virginia Lake Steve and Alma Lathrop Larry and Ann Mackey Robert and Natalie Manges Jeff and Kim Matsuoka William and Susanah Mead Marjorie T. Meyer William Miller and Lynne Maguire Wilma L. Moore Barney Quinn and Claudia Somes John and Leslie Rapp Margaret Ridley James and Ruth Rodefeld Jeanne Scheets Max and Judith Schumacher James and Ruth Shook Stacy and Heather Simmer John Stocker and Jane Schipp Jim and Cheryl Strain Gene and Rosemary Tanner Michael K. Townsley


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Steven L. Tuchman and Reed Bobrick Ken Turchi Jim and Ruby Wagner Robert L. Zerbe J.D. Resley Associates Inc.

Patricia S. Foster Edward and Elizabeth Frazier Robert French Ann S. Frick Gary Girvin Cuthbert and Martha Gorman C. Perry and Michelle Griffith Benefactors Barbara T. Habig John and Judith Aikman Annmarie Hajduch Jones Robert and Patricia Anker John and Martha Halal Dan and Katherine Appel Brian and Jill Hall Alice Appel Emily Hancock Michael Armey Gary and Jean Palmer Heck Dick and Kathi Badertscher Sarah K. Hempstead William and Elizabeth Ann Bane David and Clarice Hennon Charles and Sheri Bender Stan and Dorothy Hirschfeld Thomas and Emily Benner Polly H. Hix and Tony J. Fair Darrel and Polly Bigham Ginny Hodowal Michael and Silvia Bilderback Stephen and Colleen Hopkins Ted and Peggy Boehm Emerson and Jane Houck Robert J. Boklund Robert and Barbara Humes Eleanor D. Bookwalter Diane Humphrey Richard and Dianne Bowden Needham and Mary Louise Hurst Craig and Stephanie Brater John and Margo Jaqua Billie J. Breaux Robert Jefferies Edward and Joanne Breen Andrew Johnson James and Gina Bremner George and Mary Clare Broadbent F. Bradford and Trudy Johnson Lora Jones-McClure Bruce and Julie Buchanan Larry and Connie Kane Richard and Ann Butwin Maurice W. Kendall, USA (Ret.) William Capello James R. and Brittany Kienker Jeffrey and Deborah Christie Alan and Anne Kimbell James and Claire Clark Charles King Robert Clements and Jillian Sullivan M. Bert and Debbie Kite John Cole and Rose Schnell-Cole Tibor Klopfer and Shawna John and Janice Coleman Frazer-Klopfer David and Ann Cook Joseph and Emily Kniesly Pamela G. Corn Kay Koch Carolyn Cunningham Randall and Judith Koorsen Leone S. Dalrymple Andre and Julia Lacy Michael Daugherty Jon Laramore and Janet McCabe Rick and Julie Davis John and Sarah Lechleiter Dan and Sally DeMars Jim and Sara Lootens William and Marjorie Dick Earl and Patricia Major Richard and Helen Dickinson Greg Malone Brent and Jan Dickson Sharon Mason Catharine Diehr Larry McAfee James L. Dillard Kevin McGuinness and Scott and Erin Dorsey Michael Fisher John and Connie Douglas Boris E. Meditch Eugene Dove Howard Miller David Dreyer and Susan Kmieciak Janet C. Moran Frank and Tonja Eagan D. William and M. Ann Moreau Ronald and Rena Elberger Joseph and Judith Moser Cheryl Engber Jim and Carol Mutter John and Dawn Fazli Byron and Margaret Myers Daniel and Joan FitzGibbon Michael and Jenny Myers L. John Fletcher Ralph Nowak

M. Jacqueline Nytes Scot and Tanya Stuart Overdorf Jon and Andrea Pactor John and Lisa Sue Payne Robert M. Pearce Mary Pelton Ora Pescovitz Kenneth and Joan Peterson Narcisso G. Povinelli Fred L. Powers Jane Rainier Gary and Cynthia Reynolds Merrill and Nanette Ritter Shirley Roberts John C. Robertson Patty L. Roesch Priscilla Ruddell-Elliott and Hoagland Elliott L. Bond and Valri Sandoe Dennis and Sandy Sasso Wayne Schmidt Brandon Seitz Andrew and Anne Sellers Keith and Carol Shallenberger Randall T. Shepard and Amy MacDonell Seth Shields George M. Smerk David L. Smoot C. Richard and Gretchen Spaulding John and Marcy Taylor Corby and Julie Thompson Dan Thompson Mark and Ann Varnau Elizabeth C. Vonalt Courtenay and Emily Weldon James and Anna White David Whitman and Donna Reynolds Jack and Julia Wickes Margaret Wiley John and Janice Williams Robert and Stephanie Witt Walter and Joan Wolf Gretchen Wolfram H. Emerson and Betty Young Don and Deborah Zent

CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION ANNUAL GIVING $20,000 or more The Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation Hillswood Foundation

$10,000 or more The Frenzel Family Charitable Trust Lake City Bank Maurer Family Foundation The Stratford Wells Fargo Advisors Up to $5,000 Arts Council and the City of Indianapolis Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana Inc. Indiana Economic Development Corporation IndyGo Ingram Micro Rooker Family Foundation Weaver Popcorn Up to $2,500 Aqua Systems Barada Associates CSO Architects Day Nursery Early Care and Education Exact Target Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Kirby Risk Corporation Pacers Sports and Entertainment Purdue University Teachers Credit Union Up to $1,000 Anonymous Christian Church Foundation LoCascio Hadden & Dennis LLC Jungclaus-Campbell Co. Inc.

INDIANA BICENTENNIAL TRAIN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; THE NEXT INDIANA Presenting Sponsors The Indiana Rail Road Company Norfolk Southern Foundation Local Sponsors Kokomo Community Howard Regional Health Duke Energy Foundation Salin Bank New Haven City of New Haven Indiana Michigan Power NIPSCO Steel Dynamics


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Valparaiso Emerson Industrial Automation Horizon Bank Task Force Tips Inc.

Friends of Stan Hurt Bob and Pat Anker Eric Bedel and Elaine Kops-Bedel Bryce H. Bennett Jr. Edward Coe Delphi Danny Danielson Duke Energy Foundation Berkley and Nancy Duck Murvin and Linda Enders INDIANA LIVING Thomas and Barbara Fisher LEGENDS GALA Don and Pam Gottwald Presenting Sponsors Tony and Lynnette Hanes OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc. John Herbst The Indiana Rail Road Company Bob and Freddi Jacobi Event Benefactors Erik C. Johnson William and Patricia Curran Philip S. Kappes Richard E. Ford Kay Koch Wanda Y. Fortune Dave Lawrence Marianne W. Tobias Pacers Sports & Entertainment Gerald and Dorit Paul INDIANA EXPERIENCE Mel and Joan Perelman George and Peggy Rapp You Are There Series Tom and Bonnie Reilly Lilly Endowment Exhibit Design David and Miriam Resnick and Fabrication Fund Gary and Cynthia Reynolds Museum Theater Program Pat Garrett Rooney Nancy Ayres David and Donna Sease Ted and Deborah Lilly Gene and Joanne Sease Peter and Ginny Nicholas Jerry and Rosie Semler Bill and Janet Taylor Yvonne Shaheen Christel DeHaan Family Pearson and Janie Smith Foundation in honor of the Richard and Linda Thrapp children and families of the Mark and Ann Varnau Christel House Michael W. Wells Indiana Arts Commission Andy Wilkinson The Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation Inc. Bill and Roberta Witchger Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation Destination Indiana Museum Theater Program – Up to $50,000 Artist in Residence R.B. Annis Educational Foundation Marianne W. Tobias Up to $20,000 You Are There 1913: Nancy Ayres A City Under Water Ball Brothers Foundation Presenting Sponsors Jane Fortune and Robert R. Hesse Citizens Energy Group Jock and Penny Fortune The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund Peter and Joan Fortune of Central Indiana Community William L. Fortune Jr. and Joseph Foundation Blakley Contributing Sponsors Up to $5,000 Indianapolis Power & Light American Civil Liberties Union The Silver Jackets of Indiana Diamond Chain Company Supporting Sponsor JPG Heritage Partnership American Structurepoint Inc. The descendants and relatives Flanner and Buchanan Funeral of the Leedy family Centers Corona M. Lewis You Are There 1904: Picture This Olive B. Cole Foundation Presenting Sponsor Quality Connection Contractors Stan and Sandy Hurt and IBEW 481 Electrical Women Like Us Foundation

SPECIAL PROJECTS 2016 T.C. Steele – Indiana Bicentennial Exhibition George and Peggy Rapp 21st Century Museum Professionals Institute of Museum and Library Services Clowes Family Archives – Digitization Project The Allen Clowes Fund Inc. Collections Backlog Processing Michael H. Miller Connecting to Collections Institute of Museum and Library Services Indiana Community Builders – Oral History Project Storytelling Arts of Indiana Indiana Dental Association – Digitization Project Indiana Dental Association Foundation Traveling Exhibits Auto Indiana: Celebrating the Automobile in Indiana Hoosiers and their Hooch: Perspectives on Prohibition Kroger Food Stores

Leaf of Voices: Stories of the Civil War in the Words of the Soldiers of Wabash County, Indiana Joseph W. McSpadden Mapping Indiana: Five Centuries of Treasures from the Indiana Historical Society John Mahrdt Kurt and Linda Mahrdt Herff Jones Inc. Hoosier Public Enemy: A Life of John Dillinger Anonymous L.S. Ayres & Company: The Store at the Crossroads of America Ayres Foundation

SPECIAL GIFTS Charles and Sheri Bender Hobbytown USA The Kensington Group Monarch Beverage Omni Severin Hotel Printing Partners The Stratford WISH-TV


500 Festival Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical James Whitcomb Riley Museum Society Home – Digital Interactive American Civil Liberties Union Riley Children’s Foundation of Indiana Saving Sight Indiana Collection American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis Saving Sight Indiana Joseph A. Angotti Jr. Indianapolis Chapter Lee Appleton of the Links Collection Association of Indiana Museums Indianapolis Chapter of the Links Ayres Family Janie Lou Bailey Tuchman Collection Ball State University Steven L. Tuchman and Reed Bobrick Barney Family Jana D. Beery Book Funding John A. Bell Crown Hill Cemetery: Diane Billiard History, Spirit and Sanctuary Dave Black Crown Hill Heritage Foundation Blackford County Historical Society Hoosiers and the American Story Michael A. Blickman Lilly Endowment Thomas H. Bonnell Indiana Out Loud: Dan Carpenter Brethren Historical Library and Archives on the Heartland Beat Broad Ripple High School Class Bren Simon of 1958 Family Practice Stories: Dale Broadhurst Memories, Reflections, and Stories of Hoosier Family Doctors Alison Brown Bruce W. Buchanan of the Mid-Twentieth Century John (Jack) C. Buhner Indiana Academy of Family Bureau of Jewish Education Inc. Physicians Foundation

Museum Nights on the Canal The Lacy Foundation 18

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David F. Burnette Cambridge Community Library Rev. Doug Campbell Harry J. Cangany Jr. Carmel Clay Historical Society Central Indiana District Dietetic Association Nancy L. Chlebus Michael S. Churchman Douglas E. Clanin Alvin L. Clark Sr. Barbara Clisham Albert L. Coleman Thomas H. Collester Conner Prairie Interactive History Park Carolyn D. Coonrod James L. Cooper David A. Craig Georgia Cravey Jackie Crofts Michael W. Crowley Phyllis E. Culp Jo Cultice Susan Darnell Victoria J. Day Jane A. Dean Decatur County Historical Society Gloria Delinger Paul C. Diebold Barbara J. Dirks Norma J. Dollar Mr. and Mrs. Phil Dorrell Jerry Duhamell Sharon L. Earl Elihu Burritt Library Carolyn K. Elk Mary Jo Metzger Elpers Richard and Judith Essex Estate of Margot L. Eccles Estate of Harold and Alice Whitecotton Phillip Ellis Faller Michael Feinstein Rev. Marcus Felde, Ph.D. Beth Finch First Congregational United Church of Christ Robert M. Fletcher Veronica H. Frost Mary Ellen Gadski Marion Garmel Burton L. Garten Raymond E. Gnat Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina Dr. Kenneth L. Gray Cheryl Gross Cecilia Gyurek Mike Haan

John H. Haan Jim Haan Barbara T. Habig Pauline H. Hackett Hilda H. Hadley Alan Hague Alvin J. Haley, M.D. Andrew Halter Frankie A. (Buzzaird) Hammond Ladislav R. Hanka Elise (Cotton) Ayres Hanley Jane Harlan-Simmons Stephen L. Hatfield Marie D. Hausch Haynes International Joanne Landers Henry John A. Herbst Greg Hertenstein Kim A. Hirchert History Appreciation Committee, Robin Run Village Duane E. Hodgin Clinton J. Holloway Emerson B. Houck Sarah R. Houghland Susan B. Hyatt Indiana Dental Association Indiana Federation of Music Clubs Indiana Jewish Historical Society Indiana Landmarks Indiana Oxygen Company Indiana Partners for Christian Unity and Mission Indiana State Medical Association Indiana State University Indiana War Memorials Indianapolis Airport Authority Indianapolis Bar Association Indianapolis Chapter of The Links Inc. Indianapolis Downtown Inc. Indianapolis Firefighters Museum Indianapolis Private Industry Council Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Indianapolis Woman’s Club Irvington Historical Society Annette Jolliff Johnson William A. Johnston Betsy K. Jones JPG Heritage Partnership J. Scott Keller Kentucky Library and Museum, Department of Library Special Collections Kevin Barry Division #3, Ancient Order of Hibernians in America Inc. Stephen A. Key Linda King

Kyle Kingen Dr. Willis F. Kirk Marilyn Kosanke Nancy Krueger Margaret Dailey (Peggy) Kuehrmann Helen Kathleen Langone Mrs. Alma T. Lathrop League of Women Voters of Indiana John M. Leonard Diana Chambers Leslie Carolyn A. Lickerman Lee Little Livonia Presbyterian Church Donna Lockridge Dr. W. Randall Long John V. Loudermilk James F. Lower Rita K. Mahan Jerry R. Marlette Christopher S. Marshall Mr. Kim Mayfield Ruth Ellen McCullough Mennonite Church USA Archives – Goshen Mrs. Louis Mervis Mid-Continent Public Library Marjorie Miles and Carolyn Apple Minnetrista Shirley Hunt Mitchell Wilma L. Moore Alma L. Mormance Christopher Morss and Samuel B. Flora Snowden S. Mowry, J.D., and William R. Mowry Mary E. Mullinnix Rose Nokes Tom O’Donnell and Mary Alice O’Donnell Larry S. Paarlberg Randy R. Patrick Donald S. Perkins Daniel E. Perkins Stanley Phillips Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library Thomas L. Plimpton Douglas E. Purdy Hilah Katrina Remaily Ricker Library of Architecture and Art Carla L. Ringey Sara Stoops Robbins Alice Roettger Dakota M. Rose Steve Ross Margaret Cole Russell Saving Sight Indiana

Max B. Schumacher Jerry D. Semler Dr. Robert E. Sexton Grant F. Shipley Susan Forsyth Selby Sklar George M. Smerk Shirley Jean Smith Marcella B. Smith Miles O. Smith Society of Indiana Pioneers Patricia A. (Kriner) Staab Michael E. Stauffer Paul S. Stephens Robert Allan Stevens Harriet C. Stout Clay W. Stuckey Pat Summan F. (Felix) G. Summitt Everett C. Targett Fred A. Taylor Charles L. Terry The Indiana Rail Road Company The Leedy Family The Newberry Library The Robert Bruce Brown Family The University of Arizona Libraries Virginia Neal Thomas William W. and Karen W. Thompson Walter B. Tinsley Jr., M. D. Doris E. Toney Marian K. Towne Edgar A. Towne Murray L. Townsend Jr. John Troxell Steven L. Tuchman University of Evansville University of Indianapolis Carl M. Volz Janet Walth Patricia A. Warner Margaret H. Waterfall Charles H. Webb George R. and Rosemary Weir Courtenay Weldon C. Edward Wesselman Hayden M. Wetzel Phyllis J. Wetzel David P. and Camille Williams Sandy Williams Ronald L. Woodward Shirley Yegerlehner Y-Press Inc. James H. Zender


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2014 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Jerry D. Semler

Charles A. Liles



David S. Evans

Janis B. Funk

First Vice Chair

Assistant Treasurer

Susan R. Jones-Huffine

Patricia D. Curran

Second Vice Chair


Michael A. Blickman

Thomas G. Hoback

Third Vice Chair

Immediate Past Chair

John A. Herbst President and CEO

Nancy Ayres William E. Bartelt Frank M. Basile Wanda Y. Fortune Jay L. Hicks Catherine Hillenbrand Kennedy Katharine M. Kruse James H. Madison Edward S. Matthews Craig M. McKee James W. Merritt Jr. James T. Morris

Michael B. Murphy Ersal Ozdemir Eloise Paul William N. Salin Sr. Howard L. Schrott Robert E. Sexton, D.D.S. Joseph A. Slash Denny Sponsel Robert E. Swinehart Marianne Williams Tobias Lu Carole West


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CURRENT STAFF EXECUTIVE OFFICE John A. Herbst | President and CEO Emily Rawlinson | Assistant to the President and CEO Kay Fetters | Administrative Assistant, Executive Office

Archives and Library Suzanne Hahn | Vice President, Archives and Library

Education and Exhibits


Kyle McKoy | Vice President, Education and Exhibits

April Kerber | Senior Director, Human Resources


Margaret Bierlein | Senior Coordinator, Public Programs

Amanda Aird | Coordinator, Volunteer Services and Human Resources

Jeff Matsuoka | Vice President, Business and Operations

Marianne Sheline | Coordinator, Program Operations

IHS Press

Tawni Barnes | Director, Accounting

Education and Community Engagement

Theresa Koenigsknecht | Collections Assistant, Reference Services Susan Sutton | Coordinator, Visual Reference Services

Kathy Grothe | Controller

Susan Darnell | Administrative Assistant, Collections

Kevin Love | Director, Building Operations

Cynthia Capers | Director, Education and Community Engagement

Collections Management

Nicea Yamber | Accounting Assistant

Matt Durrett | Coordinator, NHDI

Basile History Market

Katie Keesling | Coordinator, Student and Education Programs

Becke Bolinger | Manager

Becky Schlomann | Coordinator, Bicentennial Programs

Eric Mundell | Director, Collections Management Lindsay Borman | Cataloger, Printed Collections and Artifacts Paul Brockman | Director, Manuscript and Visual Collections Marie Gurevitz | Project Archivist Wilma Moore | Senior Archivist, African-American History Dorothy Nicholson | Archivist, Manuscript and Visual Collections Barbara Quigley | Senior Archivist, Visual Collections Becky Renz | Director, Collections Technical Services Mike Stauffer | Registrar

Conservation Ramona Duncan-Huse | Senior Director, Conservation Kathy Lechuga | Book Conservator Susan Rogers | Senior Paper Conservator

Digitization Barb Dirks | Director, Digitization David Anderson | Imaging Technician Julianne Class | Collections Assistant, Digital Resources Amberly Howe | Imaging Technician Brittany Kropf | Metadata Cataloger Kathy Mulder | Collections Assistant, Digital Resources

Sales Associates Doris Bond | Andrew Fall | Lee Little Licia Mendenhall | Judy Newberg

Kathy Breen | Editor Elaine Rosa | Wikipedia and Press Editor

MARKETING and PUBLIC RELATIONS Jeanne Scheets | Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations Kim Easton | Communications Manager Morgan Hunt | Graphic Designer

Luke Smith | Senior Director, Information Technology

Eloise Batic | Director, Exhibitions Research and Development

Amy Lamb | Media Relations Manager

David Dawson | Information Technology Manager

Jeff Mills | Director, Exhibitions Design and Production

Cory Wright | Junior Production Designer

Stacy Simmer | Senior Graphic Designer

Visitor Services and Special Events Sarah Anderson | Graphic Designer Natalie Palmer | Senior Director, Visitor Services and Special Events

Roger Fish | Fabricator/Designer

Derek Lee | Events Support Assistant

Jim Tillett | Assistant Fabricator

Katie Vaughan | Coordinator, Special Events

Local History Services

Jessi Warner | Coordinator, Special Events

Stacy Klingler | Director, Local History Services

Susie Wolfley | Coordinator, Visitor Services

Tamara Hemmerlein | Assistant Director, Local History Services

Visitor Services Associates Nolen Baumann | Katie Briley | Julianne Class | John L. Herbst | Lindsay McCoy

Jeannette Rooney | Assistant Director, Local History Services


Angela Giacomelli | Research Assistant

Alan Rowe | Coordinator, Local History Partners

Museum Theater

Andrew Halter | Vice President, Development and Membership

Dan Shockley | Director, Museum Theater

Hap Clemons | Director, Corporate Relations

Robyn Kenyon | Assistant Director, Museum Theater

Jennifer Hiatt | Director, Annual Giving and Membership

Holly Starkey | Lead Facilitator

David Turk | Manager, Preservation Imaging Services

Diana Mutz | Director, Events and Donor Relations

Reference Services

Kimberly Rohl | Senior Membership Assistant

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Ray Boomhower | Senior Editor


Abigail Pratt | Imaging Technician

Lacey Herington | Collections Assistant, Reference Services

M. Teresa Baer | Managing Editor

Information Technology

Kevin McGuinness | Twin Oaks Property Manger

Amy Vedra | Director, Reference Services

Allison Singleton | Assistant Coordinator, Education

Steve Cox | Executive Vice President, IHS Press

Actors/Singers/Facilitators Ben Ayres | Katie Berndt | Erin Cohenour Doc Cole | Evan Cole | Robert Davie Cheryl Fesmire | Gracia Gillund | Pamela Gray | Scot Greenwell | Lani Lerner Kevin McKoy | Kathlene McNaney Rachel Osterhouse Craig Reasoner Danny Russel | William Selm | Carol Shaefer | Grace Shaefer | Melissa Shoffner | Brock Stafford | Zachariah Stonerock | Cassie Thompson | Nancy Thompson | Noah Winston

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Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller™, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the state’s history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor exhibitions called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; and provides youth, adult and family programming.


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