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19July 19, 2018

Really Old English

You remember Beowulf, right?  It’s that poem you had to read about in English class about a guy who fights monsters and then (spoiler alert for a thousand year old work of literature) gets killed by a dragon.  You may have also seen one of the handful of Beowulf movie adaptations, although the poem usually winds up as a magic-and-monsters [...]

17July 17, 2018

Are you looking for an ancestor, or an old business in New Albany?

City directories are one of the Indiana Room's most frequently used resources.  They contain information on residences and businesses within the city limits for the given year.  This can be a great way to find out when a business operated here.  It can also be used as an alternative to a census.  Our earliest city directory is from 1845 and [...]

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The Carnegie has thrived under the 30-year leadership of Director Sally Newkirk, the Floyd County Library, and the devoted board and community. I am excited for this opportunity to refresh our vision for the future, while honoring the Carnegie’s past. The Carnegie is a unique cultural institution because we can engage people through art, architecture, and history.

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