Stewart along with Will H. Porter co-founded the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper in the 1890s. It began in an office on New York Street in Indianapolis. Stewart eventually became sole owner. He was active in several business, political, and...
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Stewart, George P. (George Pheldon), 1874-1924; Newspapers; Newspaper industry; African Americans; Journalists
Clark was from Virginia and was a trained surveyor and frontiersman. He also fought in the Revolutionary War. His brother William was famous for the Lewis and Clark expedition. In 1778, Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia, gave him secret orders to...
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818; Explorers; Surveyors; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Clark's Expedition to the Illinois, 1778-1779
Jonathan Jennings was born in New Jersey and raised in Pennsylvania. As a lawyer he moved to Indiana first working in Vincennes then moving to Charlestown. He represented the Indiana Territory in Congress beginning in 1809. Jennings presided over...
Skelton was an all-around entertainer. He left Vincennes in 1925 to join Doc Lewis's Patent Medicine Show. From there he went on to entertain people in tent shows, showboats, circuses, dance marathons, vaudeville, radio, movies, and finally on...
Skelton, Red, 1913- ; Comedians; Radio industry; Television programs; Entertainers; Actors
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