Category Archives: British History

2019 Arch Madness Champion Revealed!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Another a month of voting, a winner as been decided! After 2,800 votes were casted in four weeks, this year’s winner is … Lord Byron’s … Continue reading

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

*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 and Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at the Evansville Museum. And then, there … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Final 4

*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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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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“I’m the King of the World”: The Titanic Disaster

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Before there was social media, most individuals received their information from newspapers. Since newspapers have been around, they have provided society information on local, national, and … Continue reading

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