Monthly Archives: February 2019

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” – Dr. Seuss

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Travel, as they say, is a broadening experience.  French novelist Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) said, “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy … Continue reading

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Entertainment in Days Gone By

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Long ago, before there were cinema multiplexes and streaming video services, people enjoyed live entertainment at theatres and auditoriums, often luxuriously appointed venues. Evansville had its share of these, … Continue reading

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The House that “Jack” Built

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Some images are just evocative, aren’t they? You immediately recognize them.  You probably recognize most, if not all of these, even if you don’t know who designed and built … Continue reading

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