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Photos: Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

IUPUI's University Library recently celebrated a digital project that put 5,000 issues of the Recorder online.


Oct 03, 2011 — photo credit: John Gentry Jr.
Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

Community members joined IUPUI and Indianapolis Recorder staff to celebrate the completion of the IUPUI University Library's Indianapolis Recorder digital project. The event took place in the Cook Theater of the Indiana Landmarks Center.

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A member of the audience comments on the value of the online Recorder archives.

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

IUPUI University Library Dean David Lewis discusses details behind the making of the digital project.

 

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

The Indianapolis Recorder owner William G. Mays and a longtime Recorder employee shared memories of working together at the African American newspaper.

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

Indianapolis Recorder owner William Mays and IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz were on hand to celebrate the IUPUI -Recorder partnership project.

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

William Mays bought the Recorder in 1990, saving the paper's legacy.

 

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

The Recorder owner discusses his family's history at the helm of the Indianapolis Recorder.

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Panelists included Dr. Stanley Warren, author, historican and author.

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Wilma Moore (left) , senior archivist of African American history at the Indiana Historical Society, served as panel moderator.

Celebrating the Indianapolis Recorder

The Indianapolis Recorder digital project makes well over 5,000 issues of the community newspaper available via the Web.



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