Category Archives: American history

Celebration of Evansville’s Military Past

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist of the University Archives and Special Collections. The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), located on the third floor of the David L. Rice Library, is pleased to announce a new digital collection, … Continue reading

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Love at War

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Miss Mary, I take the pleasure of writing you a few times, though I fear the liberty I have taken will not meet with your approbation, … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: September 11th Attacks

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 2001, over 2,900 lives were lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, … Continue reading

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History Extravaganza at the Evansville Museum!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. If you thought the New England Patriots loss to Kansas City was shocking, we got news for you! For the first time ever, the Evansville Museum … 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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