Category Archives: Indiana history

Love at War

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Miss Mary, I take the pleasure of writing you a few times, though I fear the liberty I have taken will not meet with your approbation, … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Johnny Gruelle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. After wrapping up our last blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, many people loved learning about what Hoosiers have done to influence various industries, particularly in American literature. … 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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Evansville’s Connection to Clara Barton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Born on Christmas Day in 1821, Barton was a trailblazer in American history. Some would equate Burton’s work to Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War years … Continue reading

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Hoosiers and the Civil War: A Sesquicentennial Commemoration

2011 marks the beginning of the United States’ five-year commemoration of the Civil War, and the State of Indiana has been active in preparing for and observing this significant historical event.  According to the Indiana Historical Bureau’s website, “The Indiana Civil … Continue reading

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