Indianapolis Times

Indianapolis Times (HM1SO6)

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46204 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 45.972', W 86° 9.758'

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Side One The Indianapolis Times (originally published as the Sun in 1888) moved to this site in 1924. In the 1920s, it led a crusade against the Ku Klux Klan, exposing the Klan's influence in Indiana politics and spurring investigations into corrupt state elections. For this public service, the Times won journalism's highest award, the Pulitzer Prize, in 1928.

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Times advocated for the benefit of the public: organized Clothe-A-Child campaign during the Great Depression; won national award for its work on behalf of the mentally ill (1955); and identified jobs for the unemployed (1961). Exposed state highway scandals (1950s) and errors in crime statistics (1962), leading to better police patrol. Ceased publication in 1965.
HM NumberHM1SO6
Year Placed2013
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Hoosier State Press Association Foundation, Marion County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 11:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 571721 N 4402143
Decimal Degrees39.76620000, -86.16263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.972', W 86° 9.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 58.32" N, 86° 9' 45.48" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204, US
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