Monthly Archives: May 2017

Exploring the Tri-State: Clifty Falls State Park

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As summer appears, there are beautiful parks and recreational areas located throughout Southern Indiana and Kentucky for individuals and families. Over the next couple of weeks … Continue reading

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“Knecht” the Dots: Life through Art

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Some individuals are gifted with the ability of drawing and art. We see this from these drawing by Karl Kae Knecht. Produced in 1909, Knecht draw … Continue reading

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“Haynie” In There: The Man, The Myth, The Memory

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Many Evansville natives know about Haynie’s Corner. According to Visit Evansville, Indiana (n.d.) states, “Where the artists live and play. They are open for business to … Continue reading

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A Nation Divided: Confederate States of America War Bonds

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Confederate States of America was a group of eleven Southern states who seceded the Union following the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 because of … Continue reading

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A Stroke of Genius: B. Stoker & Dracula

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As summer approaches, there is temporal euphoria of no homework, no assigned readings, and no papers; however, for some, there is no fun in the sun, … Continue reading

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