Monthly Archives: January 2020

Lifesavers

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. They were lifesavers—not the candy, nor the marine rescue apparatus, but women, mostly, who cared deeply about their communities and the needs of those who struggled to care for … Continue reading

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Ernie Pyle Spoke the GI’s language

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. He was from a small (population 893 the year he was born) rural community in Indiana, was timid and fearful that he would not be liked, yet grew to … Continue reading

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