Google Doodle Celebrates the Legacy of Pioneering Aviator Bessie Coleman

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Google Doodle Celebrates the Legacy of Pioneering Aviator Bessie Coleman

The letters spelling Google were rendered in the vapor trails of swooping, looping biplanes in a Doodle marking what would be the 125th birthday of aviator Bessie Coleman, Thursday. Coleman became the first female pilot of African-American descent, and also the first woman of Native American descent, to hold a pilot’s license. And she soared

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Carmel exhibit celebrates Ella Fitzgerald centennial

A new exhibit at Carmel’s Palladium will showcase photos, sheet music and other artifacts related to Ella Fitzgerald, the “First Lady of Song” who won 13 Grammy Awards during a recording career that spanned 1935 to 1989. Opening today at the Great American Songbook Foundation’s Exhibit Gallery, “Ella Sings the Songbook” is a free exhibit

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Indiana museum honors native sons James Dean and Jim Davis

To attract visitors, townspeople often arrange a museum in honor of the life and achievements of their native sons or daughters. In Fairmount, Ind., two have achieved such a distinction: actor James Dean and cartoonist Jim Davis. (Wayne is a faithful reader of that cat character “Garfield.”) The memorial for James Dean covers most of

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