Photographs

The New Richmond post office created a special Hickory cancellation stamp in 1989.

The New Richmond post office created a special Hickory cancellation stamp in 1989.

New Richmond held an annual Hickory Festival through 1990.

New Richmond held an annual Hickory Festival through 1990.

Knightstown celebrates the 20th anniversary of Hoosiers’ release, June 2006

Hoosiers fans line up out the door of the Hoosier Gym, waiting to have autographs signed by some of the Huskers and others.

Hoosiers fans line up out the door of the Hoosier Gym, waiting to have autographs signed by some of the Huskers and others.

The film was shown in the gym.

The film was shown in the gym.

Angelo Pizzo and David Anspaugh visit their alma mater, Indiana University, April 7 and 8, 2011

Pizzo and Anspaugh take questions at an informal gathering at the IU Cinema.

Pizzo and Anspaugh take questions at an informal gathering at the IU Cinema.

Pizzo and Anspaugh laugh as their longtime friend “Strats” Stratigos relates a funny story from the filming.

Pizzo and Anspaugh laugh as their longtime friend “Strats” Stratigos relates a funny story from the filming.

Anspaugh autographs a mini poster for a fan.

Anspaugh autographs a mini poster for a fan.

Angelo Pizzo and David Anspaugh receive the Living Legend award from the Indiana Historical Society, July 29, 2011

David Anspaugh visits his hometown of Decatur, Indiana, August 20, 2011

Decatur resident Larry Isch presents Anspaugh with a plaque.

Decatur resident Larry Isch presents Anspaugh with a plaque.

Anspaugh, wearing a Hickory #15 (Jimmy Chitwood) shirt, addresses the crowd at Bellmont Senior High School before a screening of Hoosiers.

Anspaugh, wearing a Hickory #15 (Jimmy Chitwood) shirt, addresses the crowd at Bellmont Senior High School before a screening of Hoosiers.

Nineveh Heritage Festival, October 6, 7, and 8, 2011

Brad Long and Maris Valainis before the golf scramble in Edinburgh

Brad Long and Maris Valainis before the golf scramble in Edinburgh

Brad Long and Chelcie Ross

Brad Long and Chelcie Ross

Chelcie Ross, Maris Valainis, and Angelo Pizzo speak under the tent

Chelcie Ross, Maris Valainis, and Angelo Pizzo speak under the tent

Maris Valainis autographs a Hickory team photo on top of framed articles about Hoosiers from the Johnson County Daily Journal

Maris Valainis autographs a Hickory team photo on top of framed articles about Hoosiers from the Johnson County Daily Journal

David Anspaugh visits the Hoosier Gym, March 20, 2013

This was the first time the Hoosiers director had been back since the filming in the fall of 1985.

Angelo Pizzo and David Anspaugh are inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, March 20, 2013

AP DA hall of fame

1954 Milan team member Bobby Plump prepares to present commemorative rings to Pizzo and Anspaugh at the induction banquet. Third from left is Steve Hollar.

1954 Milan team member Bobby Plump prepares to present commemorative rings to Pizzo and Anspaugh at the induction banquet. Third from left is Steve Hollar.

The Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum moves into its new, more spacious location, June 8, 2013

The museum contains some Hoosiers memorabilia, including many basketball uniforms and other costumes, as well as some props from the movie’s hospital set.

Brad Boyle (Hickory Husker Whit Butcher) visits the Hoosier Gym, July 13, 2013

Boyle is a lieutenant colonel in the Indiana Army National Guard and a physician assistant.

Knightstown celebrates the 30th anniversary of Hoosiers’ release, September 16 and 17, 2016