Category Archives: history

History Extravaganza at the Evansville Museum!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. If you thought the New England Patriots loss to Kansas City was shocking, we got news for you! For the first time ever, the Evansville Museum … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: Sherborne Almhouse

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In another exciting edition of #ThrowbackThursday, we discuss the Sherborne Almshouse. This photograph is located in the Don Blair collection, taken back on September 7, 1936, … Continue reading

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“Haynie” In There: The Man, The Myth, The Memory

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Many Evansville natives know about Haynie’s Corner. According to Visit Evansville, Indiana (n.d.) states, “Where the artists live and play. They are open for business to … Continue reading

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A Nation Divided: Confederate States of America War Bonds

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Confederate States of America was a group of eleven Southern states who seceded the Union following the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 because of … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: USI’s First Graduating Class

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. For some, graduation is a symbol of the end of the semester and a much-needed break; however, for others, it is the beginning of the rest … Continue reading

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