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5Carmel Clay Public Library Famous Hoosier Resources
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Feel free to sort by resource, profession, name, etc. Children's Resources"Adult" ResourcesDatabaseCompilation Biographies
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HoosierProfessionVertical FileJBioJNONFJDVDJCDEbookBNONFDVDCDBio in ContextHoosier Connections, 1995Indiana Legends, 200519 Stars of Indiana, 2009Legendary Hoosiers , 2001To Her Success … 2011Indiana Bio Dict … 1999More Than Petticoats … 2007Some Torch Bearers in Indiana …1917Hoosiers in Hollywood, 2006Governors of Indiana, 2006DVD - Movers and Stakers Along the Indiana National Road,Indiana Political HeroesBiographical History of BastketballADDITIONAL NOTES
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Alford, Steve (basketball)xxxxx
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Allen, Sandy (tallest woman)x
http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/NewsDetailsPage/NewsDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&prodId=BIC1&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&displayGroupName=News&limiter=&currPage=&disableHighlighting=false&displayGroups=&sortBy=&search_within_results=&p=BIC1&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CA182910029&source=Bookmark&u=inspire&jsid=06b9392a17fa2c3ff36b377adf0b726a
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Appleseed, Johnny (tree planter)xxxxxxx
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Bacon, Albion Fellows(housing reformer)xx
Inspire, biography; "Albion Fellows Bacon"
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Bailey, Damon(basketball player/coach)
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xxxx
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Barker, Sarah Evens(judge)x
INSPIRE: "Sarah Barker" judge. Indianapolis Monthly article
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Bayh, Birch & Marvella (US Senator)xxxxxxx
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Bayh, Evan (governor)xxxxxx
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Bayh, Susan(gov. wife)xA little in INSPIRE
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Bell, Joshua(vionlinist)xxxx
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Bird, Larry (basketball) xxxxxxxxxx
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Blaker, Eliza Ann Cooper(Early Childhood Pioneer)x
http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX2588802631&v=2.1&u=inspire&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=5dcecde28d8f096b5e6b57840a92d58b
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Blass, Bill(fashion designer)xxxx
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Bolk, Mary(nurse/army)x
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Boudia, David( Olympian diver)x
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Bowen, Otis and Beth (governor)xxxxxx
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Braden, Bruce (poet)xx
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Brantley, Kent(Indiana Ebola Survivor)
INSPIRE: "Kent Brantley"
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Bridwell, Norman(author - Clifford)xx
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Brown, Angela(opera)x
INSPIRE: "Angela Brown" indiana
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Burton, Dan (US Rep)xxx
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Cantwell, Maria(senator)xSeattle Times Article
See also Wikipedia article sources
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Carmichael, Hoagy(songwriter)xxxxxxxxxx
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Carson, Julia (politician)xxx
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Chapman, Johnny (seed planter)xxxxxxxx
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Chorao, Kay(illustrator)x
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Clark, George Rogers(frontiersman) xxxxxxx
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Coats, Daniel R. (US Senator)xxx
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Coffin, Levi(Underground Railroad)xxxxx
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Coffin, Rhoda M.(Quaker Crusader)
INSPIRE: "Rhoda Coffin"
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Conner, William (pioneer)xxxxx
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Cutler, Jay(quarterback)x
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Daniels, Mitch(politician)xxxx
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Davidson, Donald C.(500 Mile Race Expert)xxxHard to find stuff
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Davis, Jim (Garfield, the Cat)xxxx
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Dean, James (actor)xxxxxx
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Decoudreaux, Alecia A. (college president)xx
From Mills College: http://www.mills.edu/newpresident/biography.php
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Dehaan, Christel(entrepreneurial
philanthropist)
xxx
From online: http://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entry.php?rec=75 ; search Google carefully
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Dillinger, John (gangster)xxxxxxxx
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Dreiser, Theodore(writer)xxxxxxx
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Dunne, Irene(actress)xxxxprobably
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Easley, Alice Rowen (Aunt Alice)xx
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Eggleston, Edward(author)xxx
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Erskine, Carl(baseball player)xx
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Evans, H. Dean (educator)xx
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Fisher, Carl(Indy 500)xxxxxxx
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Fisher, Mel (underwater explorer)xx
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Fitzgerald, Nancy Shepherd(American novelist)xx
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Forsyth, William(artist)xxHard to find stuff
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Foyt, A.J. (race driver)xxxxx
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George, Jeff (football player) xxxx
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Gingold, Josef (violinist)xxxxx
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Gordon, Jeff(racer)xxxxxx
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Goth, Marie(portrait artist)
INSPIRE: "Marie Goth" first article
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Grissom, Virgil “Gus” (Hoosier Astronaut)xxxxxxx
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Haines, Leslie W. (inventor – a stoplight)xHard to find
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Harrison, Benjamin (President)xxxxxxxxxxx
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Harrison, William Henry (President)xxxxxxxxxxx
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Henderson, Florence (singer/actress)xxxxxxx
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Herrmann, Mark (football player)x
Articles he's written in INSPIRE; Google search otherwise: http://www.indystar.com/story/money/2014/02/10/cool-jobs-ex-nfl-qb-mark-herrmann-takes-athletes-to-next-level/5366073/
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Hill, George(basketball)
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Hinkle, Paul D. (Tony) (coach)xxxx
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Hubbard, Kin (artist)xxxx
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Hulman, Anton (Tony)
and Mary , and Family 
(Speedway owner)xxxxx
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Indiana, Robert(sculptor/painter)xxxxx
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Jackson, Michael(singer)xxxxxxxxxxx
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Johnson, Marvin (boxer)x
Google: http://www.wthr.com/story/9352958/marvin-johnson-gets-top-boxing-honors
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Jones, Scott A. (founder of ChaCha)
INSPIRE: "Scott Jones
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Keady, Gene (coach) xxx
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Knight, Robert (Bobby) (coach)xxxxxx
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Kor, Eva Mozes(holocaust survivor)xxxx
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Lee, Jeanette(billiards)xx
INSPIRE: "Lee Jeanette" nickname is Black Widow in the pool world
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Leppard, Raymond (ISO conductor)xxx
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Letterman, David (comedian)xxxxxxxxxx
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Lillyspharmeseuticalsxxxxxxx
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Lincoln, Abraham(president)xxxxxxxxxxx
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Little Turtle, Michikinikwa(Native American Commander)x (Chief)xxx
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Lombard, Carole(actress)xxxxx
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Long, Shelley(actress)xxxxx
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Luck, Andrew(football player) xxxx
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Lugar, Richard (politician)xxxxxxxx
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Mahern, Louis J. (politician)xxLittle in INSPIRE
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Manning, Peyton(football player) xxxxxx
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Marshall, Thomas Riley(Vice President)xxxx
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McGinnis, George (basketball player)xxxx
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McNair, Sylvia(opera)xxx
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Mellencamp, John Cougar (singer)xxxxxxxx
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Meredith, Virginia Claypool(agriculture queen)xx
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Miller, Patricia R. (business owner)xx
INSPIRE: "Patricia Miller" Indiana
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Miller, Reggie (basketball player)xxxxxxx
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Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds(author)
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Noel, Nancy (artist)xxxxx
INSPIRE: "Nancy Noel"
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O’Bannon, Frank L. (governor)xxxxx
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O’Bannon, Judy (Governor’s Wife)xxx
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Obeime, Mercy Okanemeh(Dir of St. Francis
Health Center)
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INSPIRE: Mercy Obeime
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Owen, Jane BlafferxxINSPIRE
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Owen, Robert(social reformer, New Harmony)xxxx
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