Category Archives: Famous Hoosiers

“The Sun’ll Come Out Tomorrow…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You probably recognize this as a lyric from the musical Annie, which premiered on Broadway in 1977 and won a Tony award for Best Musical. There were Broadway revivals … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoons, children's literature, Famous Hoosiers, movies | Leave a comment

Famous Hoosiers: Louise Dresser

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, wraps up, we are going to focus on motion picture entertainers. One of the best-known Tri-State residents such as Johnny Depp, … Continue reading

Posted in Academy Awards, Entertainment, Evansville, Indiana, Famous Hoosiers | Leave a comment

Famous Hoosiers: Booth Tarkington

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers” continues, Indiana has an influential lineage of Hoosiers authors such as Norman Bridwell, Gene Stratton-Porter, John Green, Lew Wallace, and Kurt … Continue reading

Posted in Famous Hoosiers, Indiana, literature | Leave a comment

Famous Hoosiers: Winfield Denton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout the two hundred year history, there have been numerous politicians serving and representing the state of Indiana. As we continue our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, we … Continue reading

Posted in Evansville, Indiana, Famous Hoosiers, Politics | Leave a comment

Famous Hoosiers: Marilyn Durham

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our newest blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, numerous Hoosiers have represented the great state of Indiana in various mediums such as politics, entertainment, and literature. Over … Continue reading

Posted in Evansville, Indiana, Famous Hoosiers, literature | Leave a comment