Monthly Archives: December 2018

#FlashbackFriday: Pearl Harbor Attacks

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In one sentence, U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt (1941) summed up the emotion of the Pearl Harbor attacks: “YESTERDAY, December 7, 1941 a date which will … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is coming to town

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Wait a minute—he already lives here! Did you know that there is a town in southern Indiana named Santa Claus? Santa Claus, IN 47579.  Population 2,411 in the 2017 … Continue reading

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