Category Archives: Indiana Legends

Back Home Again …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. … in Indiana—let’s learn a bit more about your home state/your adopted state/where you’re currently living while at USI. First, just a bit of clarification….that song lyric I quoted … Continue reading

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“Just an Old Sweet Song…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You may know that this lyric is from “Georgia on my Mind,” but did you know that its author was not a son of the South, but rather a … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Ernie Pyle

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. War correspondences has changed in the 20th Century with recent changes in technology; however, in the early 20th Century, some war correspondents gained recognition for their … Continue reading

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Exploring the Tri-State: Spring Mill State Park

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Do you need a few days to get away from Evansville but stay relatively close by? As we continue our series, “Exploring the Tri-State”, let us … Continue reading

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Dirt, Scandal and Biography: The TMZ of Library Science

Our society just loves talking about other people. Especially famous people. Every day as I drive around, I find myself twirling the radio dials only to find countless celebrity gossip reports. I flip around TV, and pass by TMZ and its … Continue reading

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