Category Archives: Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month: W.C. Handy

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Did you know the Tri-State area played a huge part in the history of blues music? Considered “The Father of the American Blues”, W.C. Hardy came … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. These two letters have a long history: it was discovered by a student in History 323, Introduction to Archival Practice. Course instructor, Jennifer Greene, reference and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Charles Rochelle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In honor of Black History Month, we are going to show case prominent African-American who have done amazing work here in Evansville. Over the next few … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. With recent developments of the Internet and 24-hour news cycles, access to information has dramatic increased! Prior to those developments, newspapers were the only real news … Continue reading

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Riding the Soul Train

February is Black History Month, a time when we consider the many contributions African Americans have made to American society. Now granted, I think we should remember those contributions pretty much all year round, but I guess it’s good to set aside … Continue reading

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