The Indiana Book of Records, Firsts, and Fascinating Facts

The Indiana Book of Records, Firsts, and Fascinating Facts

Fred D. Cavinder
Distribution: World
Publication date: 11/22/1985
Format: Paperback 27 b&w photos
ISBN: 978-0-253-28320-7
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What the Guinness brothers have done for the records of the world, this book does for Indiana, whose resourceful inhabitants have blazed a bright trail of accomplishments in nearly every field. There is wonderful whimsy in this census of people who excel, excite, enthrall, and exceed the expectations of even the most eager Hoosierphile.

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“What the Guinness brothers have done for the records of the world, this book does for Indiana, whose resourceful inhabitants have blazed a bright trail of accomplishments in nearly every field. There is wonderful whimsy in this census of people who excel, excite, enthrall, and exceed the expectations of even the most eager Hoosierphile.”

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Table of Contents

Preface

Accidents and Disasters
Animals
Archaeology
Armaments
Art and Artists
Astronauts
Automobiles and Trucks
Aviation
Balloons
Bicycles
Boats
Books and Periodicals
Bridges
Business
Catapults
Caves
Circuses
Cities and Towns
Coal
Collections
Colleges and Universities
Counties
Courts
Crime and Criminals
Dentistry
Desks
Dolls
Drugs
Duels
Economics
Education
Electricity
Exploring
Fairs and Festivals
Firemen
Flags
Food and Drink
Fossils
Games
Gas
Gems
Governors
Graves
Health and Sickness
Holidays
Indians
Industry
Interurban
Inventions
Jobs
King
Knight
Land
Legislation
Liars
Limestone
Loot
Mail
Manufacturing
Marriage
Medicine
Military
Monuments
Museums
Music
Newspapers
Oil
Organizations
Peace Corps
Phonography
Photography
Plants
Police
Politics
Politics, City
Politics, State
Politics, U.S.
Population
Presidents
Radio
Railroads
Recreation
Religion
Research
Roads
Sailors and Soldiers
Screen
Seats
Services
Speed
Sports
Archery
Baseball, Amateur
Baseball, College
Baseball, High School
Baseball, Professional
Basketball, Amateur
Basketball, College
Basketball, High School, Boys
Basketball, High School, Girls
Basketball, Professional
Bicycling
Bowling
Bowling, Women
Bowling, Men
Bowling, Team
Boxing
Fishing
Football, College
Football, High School
Football, Professional
Golf, Amateur
Golf, College
Golf, Professional
Gymnastics
Hockey
Hunting
Olympics
Racing, Automobile
Racing, Automobile: The 500-Mile Race
Racing, Harness
Racing, Motorcycle
Racing, Running
Racing, Ski
Racing, Soap Box
Racquetball
Senior Olympics
Shooting
Soccer
Softball
Softball, College
Swimming
Swimming, College