Indiana History

Choose a category below to learn more about the relationship between Indiana's art and its history:

Indiana's Geography & Culture

  1. Dunes
  2. Canals
  3. James Whitcomb Riley
  4.  T. C. Steele
  5. Scudder, Janet
  6. State Capital-Indianapolis
  7. Growth of Cities
  8. Literature and Visual Arts
  9. James Whitcomb Riley

Indiana Long Ago

  1. George Rogers Clark
  2. William Henry Harrison
  3. Frances Slocum
  4. Native Americans
  5. Making Art-Pottery-Rivers (clay)
  6. The Potawatomi
    • (See Native Americans-George Winter)
  7. Fur Traders
    • (trade alliances-see George Winter)
  8. NEW STATE (Indiana Becomes a State-Emerging Refinement)
  9. Corydon
  10. How people of Indiana Lived (farm & city life)

Indiana Later History

  1. How Indianapolis Looked as the Capital
  2.  National Road
  3. Growth of Cities
  4. Cityscapes
  5. African American
  6. Abraham Lincoln
  7. New Harmony (Robert Owen)
  8. Canals Transportation
  9. Indian Removal
    • See George Winter
  10. Underground Railroad
  11. Civil Rights
  12. Aerospace-Astronauts (Recent Times)
  13. Industry (steel, paper, stone, glass, bronze,etc.)

Indiana Today

  1. Productivity in Indiana
  2. Indiana Local Government
  3. Symbols of Indiana (seal and flag)
  4. Architecture (places)
  5. Women Artists

Other

  1. The Hoosier Group
  2. Portraits
  3. Scenes of Indiana Life-Still Life
  4. Animals
  5. Transportation
  6. Sculpture
  7. Textiles
  8. Bridges, creeks and other waters