Rare Images of Indianapolis Hockey Teams

Hoosier sports fans might seem like they care about basketball and football and nothing else—but Indianapolis hockey has a surprisingly deep tradition....

Texas Moonshine and Outlaw Bootleggers

Texans sure do love their outlaws. In the nineteenth century, popular culture was overrun with stories of gunslingers, horse thieves, and rampaging...

Texas and Civil War Blockades on the Gulf Coast

During the Civil War, was the fiercely independent frontier state of Texas in the Confederacy? It sure was! In fact, Texas played...

Tales of the Texas Capitol Building

This postcard from the early 1900s shows the black-and-white checkerboard grand walkway leading from Eleventh Street to the capitol’s south entrance....

James Hughes Callahan: A Forgotten Texan Hero

In Texas history, Rangers, ranchers, and cowboys stand a little taller than their frontier peers. Many have filled volumes with tales of...

The crazy injury that tripped up Indiana University baseball

Even now, more than half a century later, former Indiana University baseball coach Ernie Andres still wonders. He wonders if his star...