Category Archives: Evansville, Indiana

Independence Day: ISUE Becomes USI

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. 2020 marked the 55th anniversary of the founding of the University of Southern Indiana (USI). Most students at USI may not know that USI was … Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: And The Winner Is …

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. UASC wants to give a special thank you to all participating institutions in this year’s Archives Madness competition! To learn more about this year’s competing … Continue reading

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Diversity and Harmony

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. We live in a time of great social and political unrest.  As a nation we are a diverse people who struggle to live in harmony.  One approach to dealing … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Betty Fordice Rice, 1930-2021

David L. Rice Library joins the University of Southern Indiana in mourning the loss of and celebrating the life of Betty Fordice Rice. Mrs. Rice earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in home economics education from Purdue University, where she met … Continue reading

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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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