The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

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qA work of this magnitude and high quality will obviously be indispensable to anyone studying the history of Indianapolis and its region.q -- The Journal of American History q... absorbing and accurate... Although it is a monument to Indianapolis, do not be fooled into thinking this tome is impersonal or boring. It's not. It's about people: interesting people. The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis is as engaging as a biography.q -- Arts Indiana q... comprehensive and detailed... might well become the model for other such efforts.q -- Library Journal With more than 1, 600 separate entries and 300 illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis is a model of what a modern city encyclopedia should be. From the city's inception through its remarkable transformation into a leading urban center, the history and people of Indianapolis are detailed in factual and intepretive articles on major topics including business, education, religion, social services, politics, ethnicity, sports, and culture.However, plans for the Indianapolis maintenance center, which performs heavy maintenance work on the airlinea#39;s fleet of Boeing 737 and 757 aircraft, actually began at least three years earlier when United Airlines identified the need for aanbsp;...

Title:The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis
Author:David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1994-11-22


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