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Hoosiers all. What does it mean to be a Hoosier? Artists, caretakers, heroes, workers, dreamers, leaders [kit] : A 32-minute video program with teacher's guide for students of Indiana history with accompanying interactive CD-ROM, Hoosier Explorer / presented by the Indiana Historical Society ; produced by The Sanders Group.

Indiana Historical Society. (Author). Dickey, Cody. (Added Author). Dits, Theresa. (Added Author). Palmer, Walter J. A., 1921- (Added Author). Ploss, Shelly. (Added Author). Indiana Historical Society. Educational Division. (Added Author). Sanders Group. (Added Author).
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Garrett Public Library CPTL 977.204 IND (Text) 30010170229705 Capitol Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0871951509
  • Physical Description: 1 teacher guide, 1 video, 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Educational Division,Indiana Historical Society, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: VHS.
System requirements: Low-bandwith version for Macintosh Power PC 132; 32MB RAM; OS 8.0 or higher; 15 in. monitor; sound card; 4MB display RAM; 6x CD-ROM drive.
System requirements: Low-bandwidth version for PC or compatible Pentium or higher; 32MB RAM; Windows 95/98/NT: 15 in. monitor; sound card; 4MB display RAM; 6x CD-ROM drive.
System requirements:High-bandwidth version for Macintosh Power PC 180; 64MB RAM (128 recommended); OS 8.0 or higher; 15 in. monitor; sound card; 8MB display RAM; 8x CD-ROM drive.
System requirements: High-bandwidth version for PC or compatible Pentium II or higher: 64MB RAM (128 recommended); Windows 95/98/NT; 15 in. monitor; sound card; 8MB display RAM; 8x CD-ROM drive.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Teacher's guide and CD-ROM include bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: The artists (Lotus Dickey) -- The caretakers (Dits family and the land) -- The heroes (Walter Palmer and the Tuskegee Airmen) -- The workers (Ploss family and their circus heritage).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Project director/content consultant, Robert M. Taylor, Jr. ; producer/director, Larry Laswell ; script writer, Bob Risher ; editor, Kevin Zimmerman ; director of photography, Rob DeVoe ; music/sound mix, Patrick Hurley ; narrators, Kristen Lennox, Bob Barnes.
Participant or Performer Note: Cody Dickey, Steve Dickey, Theresa Dits, Marcia Dits, D.J. Palmer, Walter Palmer, Shelly Ploss, Joyce Beatty Ferguson, Sandra Ploss, Rick Ploss.
Summary, etc.: In four video essays, Indiana children describe their families and how they contributed to Indiana and its culture. Students can use information on the CD-ROM to study famous Hoosiers Gene Stratton-Porter, Wes Montgomery, T.C. Steele, Tecumseh, and Levi Coffin. Tools and activities to develop a history of students' own families are included.
Target Audience Note: "For students in grades four and eight engaged in the study of Indiana history" --Teacher's guide.
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Subject: Dickey, Lotus, 1911-1989.
Palmer, Walter J. A., 1921-
Beatty, Clyde, 1903-1965.
Steele, T. C. (Theodore Clement), 1847-1926.
Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924.
Montgomery, Wes, 1925-1968.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813.
Coffin, Levi, 1798-1877.
Musicians > Indiana.
Gardening > Indiana.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American.
Circus performers.
International Circus Hall of Fame.
Indiana > History.
Indiana > Social life and customs.

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