Category Archives: Evansville, Indiana

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As the World Series gets near, I thought it might be interesting to look at Evansville and baseball. First, look at this beauty—Bosse Field.   It opened June 17, 1915, … Continue reading

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So long, old friend!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In the late 1960’s, Sears was the world’s largest retailer, holding that position until the early 1990’s.  By now you’re surely aware that Sears has declared bankruptcy, has closed … Continue reading

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Recycling … It’s not what you think

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Recycling is a hot topic today–there’s a lot of concern about our air, our water, our atmosphere, even Earth itself.  If you live within the city of Evansville, every … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business: Keller-Crescent

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. As we wrap up our blog series, “Taking Care of Business”, we examine the Keller Crescent Company. For a hundred and thirty years, Keller-Crescent served … Continue reading

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You Know My Name: Bob Griese

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our final installment in our series, “You Know My Name”, we explore an Evansville native whom was numerous accolades in the college football and NFL: … Continue reading

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