Category Archives: Art

Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Sweet 16

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *Item descriptions written by Mona Meyer, archives and special collections metadata librarian, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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“Everything Old is New Again…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In a previous blog in which I talked about bygone entertainment palaces in Evansville, I promised another article on “old-timey” theatres that were still in use; this blog makes … 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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Once Upon a Time …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ….there was a little girl named Kathleen Morrison who grew up to be an actress called Colleen Moore.  After she retired from the silver screen, she indulged her second … Continue reading

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