Month: February 2024

Gifts of Love

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

A colleague and friend asked me recently if I had considered writing a book on celebrations. This led to a conversation about how so many of us struggle to find…

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Black Feminism in Indiana

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

Image of Sallie Wyatt Stewart (Photo credit: Thomas Y., Sallie Wyatt Stewart, 1942, print, Who’s Who of Colored America : 426.) When viewing feminism through traditional means, it is common to…

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The Domestic Fight for Equity in the 20th Century

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

Source: M. Boyer, “The Clubhouse for the Indiana Federation of colored Women’s Clubs,” July 22, 2007. Although the post-war scene offered a temporary step into the spotlight for Indiana’s black…

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Conner Prairie Hires New Vice President, Chief Programs Officer

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

FISHERS, IN (Feb. 12, 2024) – Conner Prairie proudly announces the appointment of Ryan Spencer as the new Vice President, Chief Programs Officer. With an extensive background in cultural programming…

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Historic Chocolate Tart Recipe 

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

This Valentine’s Day, try your hand at a historic Chocolate Tart recipe!   The following recipe is a modern take on a historic recipe published in Hannah Glasse’s The Complete Confectioner…

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Sally McGuffey standing next to the Prairietown entrance sign

From employee to donor: Why Sally McGuffey supports Conner Prairie

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

Unlike many donors, Sally McGuffey’s journey to becoming a Conner Prairie donor didn’t start with a school field trip—in fact, it began when she accepted a position on the fundraising…

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Rescuing the Horseshoe Bend Canoe

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June 16 @ 5:37 pm

Location where the canoe was discovered, still half-buried in the White River A Mysterious Discovery Have you ever found anything cool while out on a walk? A Civil War coin,…

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