Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

American Propaganda in World War II

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. During World War II, the American government employed a very intensive propaganda campaign to sway the American public to purchase war bonds. War bonds were essentially … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. David L. Rice

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Over fifty years, the University of Southern Indiana has been a beacon of light onto the city of Evansville since its conception in 1965. Three … Continue reading

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Remembering USI Leader, Byron Wright

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout USI history, many men and women helped to shape, lead this prodigious university into the future, and created what we see today. This past … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business: Keller-Crescent

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. As we wrap up our blog series, “Taking Care of Business”, we examine the Keller Crescent Company. For a hundred and thirty years, Keller-Crescent served … Continue reading

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My Adventures in the University Archives

*Post written by Mikayla Hanks, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Have you ever seen a real life copy of the Titanic Newspaper? Did you know that Archie has not always looked the way he does today? … Continue reading

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