Category Archives: history

Guess Who Came to Evansville? Political Edition!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In the University Archives and Special Collections, there are several collections relating to local and national politics. Evansville has had their fair share of political … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. Linda Bennett

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our blog series finale of “Passing the Torch”, upon the retirement of USI’s second president, Dr. H. Ray Hoops, the naming of USI’s third … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. H. Ray Hoops

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As we continue the series, “Passing the Torch”, we focus on USI’s second president, Dr. H. Ray Hoops. After the retirement of the first president, … Continue reading

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American Propaganda in World War II

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. During World War II, the American government employed a very intensive propaganda campaign to sway the American public to purchase war bonds. War bonds were essentially … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. David L. Rice

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Over fifty years, the University of Southern Indiana has been a beacon of light onto the city of Evansville since its conception in 1965. Three … Continue reading

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