Category Archives: Archives

Student Highlight: Josh Knecht

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. My time in the archives has been valuable to me; it provides an atmosphere that allows me to unwind after my classes. It is quiet, relaxing, … Continue reading

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The 1968 Presidential Election: Hubert H. Humphrey and George Wallace

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As Lyndon B. Johnson’s first complete term wrapped up, LBJ decided not to run for reelection in 1968. LBJ started out popular; however, by the end … Continue reading

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The Name is Goldwater …. Barry Goldwater

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In politics, some candidates win their respective office and their opponents face the ugly face of defeat. Some could argue when a presidential nominee loses, they … Continue reading

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Politics in Indiana: Governors of Indiana (Part 2)

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. After Robert Orr left office in 1989, the next three governors were Democrats: Evan Bayh (1989-1997), Frank O’Bannon (1997-2003), and Joe Kernan (2003-2005). Evan Bayh was … Continue reading

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Politics in Indiana: Governors of Indiana (Part 1)

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Since Indiana became a state in 1816, there have been fifty governors; however, there has been only forty-eight men have held the position. Only two men … Continue reading

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