Category Archives: Evansville, Indiana

#OnThisDay: Remembering Freddie Mercury

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Today we are going to discuss one of the most influential rock stars of all time, Freddie Mercury. Frederick Bulsara was born on September 5, 1946 … Continue reading

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#VeteransDay: Remembering Rick Winters

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. November 11th is Veterans’ Day. On this day, we remember and honor those men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces and those … Continue reading

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Celebration of Evansville’s Military Past

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist of the University Archives and Special Collections. The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), located on the third floor of the David L. Rice Library, is pleased to announce a new digital collection, … Continue reading

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Love at War

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Miss Mary, I take the pleasure of writing you a few times, though I fear the liberty I have taken will not meet with your approbation, … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Ray Ryan Murder

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1977, Evansville and the Mob had a violent encounter because one person: Ray Ryan. Ryan was a local oilman and had his … Continue reading

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