Category Archives: Evansville, Indiana

The Twin Icons: Bi-State Vietnam Gold Star Bridges

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Another local icon in the Tri-State is the Twin Bridges, officially known as the Bi-State Vietnam Gold Star Bridges. For over eighty years, a bridge … Continue reading

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Raymond Frederick Diekmann Chrysler Wartime Collection

University Archives/Special Collections (UASC) at the David L. Rice Library is pleased to announce the acquisition and publication of the Raymond Diekmann photographic collection, MSS 253.  Diekmann (1913-1993) is probably best known as the owner of RaJo’s Gun Shop, but … Continue reading

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Bandage Removal

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. If you live in Evansville, and/or are interested in social justice issues, then you’ve probably heard of the Albion Fellows Bacon Center. According to its website, it’s “a non-profit … Continue reading

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Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 5

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In the music industry, some singers come at the right time that has the “it” factor and draws a particular crowd. This musician definitely had … Continue reading

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Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 4

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Are you ready for part four of Guess Who Performed in Evansville? Get ready to go to the late 1970’s in the American rock music … Continue reading

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