From The Indianapolis Star, Tuesday, March 28, 1922: WOH, the newest Indianapolis radio station, will air its first official regular programing tomorrow night. Broadcasting from the Hatfield Electric Company Radio Studio, 531 N. Meridian St, the city’s most powerful wireless station will open its program with short addresses by Gov. Warren McCray and Mayor Lew Shank, followed with remarks by Hoosier authors Booth Tarkington and Meredith Nicholson. Programming will continue
From The Indianapolis Star, Tuesday, March 21, 1922: “Daddy Buttons” are being sold for $5 (2020: $79) by the city’s fourteen Girl Scout troops as part of a week-long drive to raise $10,000 (2020: $157,224) to carry on the work of the movement in Indianapolis. Authors Booth Tarkington and Meredith Nicholson were among the first to have Girl Scouts pin a button on the lapel of their coats and become a “Girl Scout Daddy.” Two troops lead button sales with twenty-five sold.
From The Indianapolis Star, Thursday, March 16, 1922: Yesterday, the Indianapolis board of public works rescinded its earlier action allowing the Ku Klux Klan to use Tomlinson Hall for a public meeting Saturday evening. The board took this step on advice of Taylor Groninger, city corporation counsel, who declared such a meeting would be against public policy and possibly incite race and class feeling. The chief contention arose over a clause asserting “white supremacy” in
From The Indianapolis Star, Wednesday, March 1, 1922: As part of a nation-wide movement to force Congress to pass the bonus bill, Indianapolis World War veterans’ organizations, along with women’s auxiliaries and allied organizations, will participate in a mass meeting this coming Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Hall. “The meeting will be open to the public and will present the ex-service man’s viewpoint on the bonus and try to counteract some of the propaganda that has been