Category Archives: Health

Lifesavers

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. They were lifesavers—not the candy, nor the marine rescue apparatus, but women, mostly, who cared deeply about their communities and the needs of those who struggled to care for … Continue reading

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Why to Study History, or What the Defeat of the Spanish Armada Means for Health Care Today

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Long before the advent of planes, trains, and automobiles, a great deal of transportation was by water. For the manpower used to provide this means of getting from point … Continue reading

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Oh, Baby! Evansville Connection to a Children’s Nursing Bottle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. This is a rare Bristol bird-shaped nursing bottle donated by the Mead Johnson Company. It is purple glass with gold decorations on the outside. The glass … Continue reading

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