Category Archives: Indiana history

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 8

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Folks, we have another exciting musician for this week’s edition of Guess Who Performed in Evansville. His music was different and had a unique sound … Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome back for the 5th annual Archives Madness event! The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is excited for this year’s competition. UASC is completing … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Betty Fordice Rice, 1930-2021

David L. Rice Library joins the University of Southern Indiana in mourning the loss of and celebrating the life of Betty Fordice Rice. Mrs. Rice earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in home economics education from Purdue University, where she met … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest 2020

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. It’s time once again for ArchivesFest, a fun contest featuring interesting items from area museums and libraries, in celebration of October as National Archives month.  Contestants were invited to … Continue reading

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Alphabet Soup

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. SSA. TVA. PWA. WPA. CCC. SEC. FHA. REA. FDIC. Is your head spinning yet? These are just a few of the initialisms associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal … Continue reading

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