Ephemera

{News clippings, photos, and other mementos. Will be updated continually. Click any image to enlarge. Clippings used with permission of original publishers, if applicable.}

Indiana General Assembly honors Kendallville poet

This commemorative mailing was given to Arthur Mapes by Robert A. Shanower in 1968, on the fifth anniversary of the adoption of “Indiana” as the Official State Poem. Courtesy of Richard Mapes

“Christmas traditions” by Grace Housholder, 1982

Cover of The News-Sun, Sept. 29, 1980

Letter from Richard Lugar, Mayor of Indianapolis, 1976

Letter from Richard Lugar, Mayor of Indianapolis, 1976

Dedication (Article by Angie Mapes, The News-Sun, August 21, 2005)

Cover of Congressional Record volume containing tributes to John F. Kennedy, including one by Arthur Mapes

Cover of Congressional Record volume containing tributes to John F. Kennedy, including one by Arthur Mapes

Mapes poem honoring JFK in the Congressional Record

Mapes poem honoring JFK in the Congressional Record

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6 thoughts on “Ephemera”

  1. Janet Thrams ( Acker) said:

    I truly enjoyed reading this. Uncle Art, you were one amazing man! And the family have done an awesome job of keeping your memory and words alive.

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