CARMEL, INDIANA – August 20, 2019 – Telamon Corporation Founder & Executive Chairman of the Board – Albert Chen was featured among ten other individuals in an exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society. The Indiana Historical Society has been actively collecting Indiana history since 1830.
The exhibit theme; Be Heard: Asian Experiences in Indiana is the Indiana Historical Society’s third installment of their Be Heard exhibit series. It offered a glimpse of over 100 years of Asian heritage and history in Indiana. Indiana Historical Society’s Asian History collecting Initiative that began in 2016 and gathered life stories from more than 20 individuals from around the State of Indiana. The exhibit represents cultures from South Asia, the plateau of Tibet into China inland and as far east as the Asian countries in and around the Pacific Ocean.
Their Hoosier experience as native-born U.S. citizens or as foreign nationals have shaped the diverse cultural identity of Indiana’s Asian population. The exhibit celebrated their culture and contributions in their own words throughout the exhibit. This collecting initiative also collected paper based items for their permanent collection; organizational papers, books and photos, etc. Additionally they procured loaned items that were on display during this exhibit.
Cultural and regional history come alive at audio stations with interview excerpts at designated listening station in the exhibit that covered almost 90 years of life experiences, both in and out of the Hoosier State. This exhibit ran from April 27 – August 3. To learn more about the Asian collecting initiative, contact Nicole Martinez-LeGrand the Multicultural Collections Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Albert Chen Exhibit Panel
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ABOUT INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller™, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state’s history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; produces and hosts art exhibitions, museum theater and outside performance groups; and provides youth, adult and family programming. IHS is a Smithsonian Affiliate and a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. For more information about Telamon Energy Solutions, visit www.indianahistory.org.