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1907 Indiana Eugenics Law (49.2007.1)
Indianapolis
Marion County, Indiana

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Side 1 of the marker.

Side 1 of the marker.

Side 2 of the marker.

Side 2 of the marker.

Over 100 people attended the 1907 Eugenics Law Historical Marker dedication on April 12, 2007 in the Indiana State Library.

Over 100 people attended the 1907 Eugenics Law Historical Marker dedication on April 12, 2007 in the Indiana State Library.

Dr. William H. Schneider, Professor of History, IUPUI.

Dr. William H. Schneider, Professor of History, IUPUI.

Jamie Renee Coleman, a woman sterilized as a teenager as a result of this legislation, and Dr. Judy Monroe, Commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health, unveiled the marker.

Jamie Renee Coleman, a woman sterilized as a teenager as a result of this legislation, and Dr. Judy Monroe, Commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health, unveiled the marker.

Jamie Renee Coleman with the marker.

Jamie Renee Coleman with the marker.

Dr. Paul A. Lombardo, Professor of Law at Georgia State University, and Rep. David Orentlicher, State Representative, with the marker.

Dr. Paul A. Lombardo, Professor of Law at Georgia State University, and Rep. David Orentlicher, State Representative, with the marker.

The installed marker with the Statehouse in the background.

The installed marker with the Statehouse in the background.

The marker is on the East Lawn of the Indiana State Library and Historical Building.

The marker is on the East Lawn of the Indiana State Library and Historical Building.