Monthly Archives: June 2017

Famous Hoosiers: Marilyn Durham

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our newest blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, numerous Hoosiers have represented the great state of Indiana in various mediums such as politics, entertainment, and literature. Over … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom: Celebrating the Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1811, American author Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut (Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2016). Stowe served as a pioneer in … Continue reading

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“Scared Red”: House Un-American Activities Committee Pamphlets

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout most of the twentieth century, there was an invisible war between democracy and communism. The most noticeable occurrence was between the United States and the … Continue reading

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Exploring the Tri-State: Mammoth Cave National Park

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections, and James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Our final entry in our “Exploring the Tri-State” blog series, we are going to … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Ernie Pyle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. War correspondences has changed in the 20th Century with recent changes in technology; however, in the early 20th Century, some war correspondents gained recognition for their … Continue reading

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