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History of Telephone Workers, Part 6

History of Telephone Workers, Part 6

In 1920, there were 178,000 operators.  The number of operators reached its peak in the late 1940s when there were over 350,000 operators and 98% of them were women.  Because of increasing automation, in 1960 there were 250,000 operators who served both local and...

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Online Panel Discussion

Online Panel Discussion

Join us on October 21st from 7:00pm to 8:00pm for an online panel discussion on a new book, Indiana Landmarks Rescued And Restored. This book celebrates remarkable historic Hoosier places snatched from the wrecking ball or lifted from decades of neglect. Hear...

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Books vs movies: Which is Better?

Books vs movies: Which is Better?

Many will argue that books are better than movies. Why is this? Mostly because you can use your own imagination to visualize the setting, what the characters look like, and the important details in a scene. The writing generally lends itself to vivid descriptions to...

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