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DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Saturday, April 18 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Indianapolis Historical Development: A Quick Overview

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This powerpoint presentation is an overview of the development of Indianapolis since its founding in 1821 as the capital city of Indiana in the center of the state. The factors that shaped the city will be presented as well as the buildings and monuments that are the products of these factors and forces.

Notes available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xUHXf8NvNPvFaZ6fM0ohrlOGgGgQX5wZ9bowMGzi-Bk/edit# 

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William L. Selm

William L. Selm is a member of the IUPUI Adjunct Faculty of the School of Engineering & Technology and the John Herron School of Art & Design. He teaches three courses on Indianapolis and Western Architectural History and Furniture History. He served nine years as Historian of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission and is a free-lance historian and tour guide.


Saturday April 18, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
IUPUI University Library: UL Room 1116 755 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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