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“HOOSIERS IN THE BIG CITY”The Story of the Indiana Society of Chicago
America was winding down a century of maturation in an optimistic advance to the next one. And rural America was increasingly wending its way into urban centers, each influencing the other. Ingredients were cohering that would give rise to a uniquely flavored concoction which would be called the Indiana Society of Chicago. And Hoosier George Ade (perhaps so destined) was to be the first among co-concoctors.