Monthly Archives: January 2017

Vanderburgh County’s Coroner Log Book

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. This book spans from 1888 to 1894 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. They list various ways these individuals died: for instance, they died by drowning, hit by … Continue reading

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Somebody’s Watching Me: Prosthetic Eye

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. This prosthetic eye is from Harry Thompson’s collection.  He is a former Indiana State Representative and State Senator, from 1969 to 1976.  It is unknown why … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Avant Garde Magazines

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. During their tenure from January 1968 to July 1971, Avant Garde went against the grain of American society (“A Complete Digitization,” 2016). Its’ creative imagery criticized … Continue reading

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Picture It: Debbie Reynolds, Evansville, 1992

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Multiple events occurred in 1992 such as: Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush for the U.S. Presidency (Levy, 2014), the 1992 Summer Olympics commenced in Barcelona, … Continue reading

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