Category Archives: Indiana

What’s the Capital of Indiana?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. The capital of Indiana wasn’t always Indianapolis. Hopefully, if you are from Indiana or have lived here for a while, you know this, but you may be a stranger … Continue reading

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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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#ThrowbackThursday: Gresham Creek Bridge

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our latest edition of #ThrowbackThursday, we discuss the reconstruction of the Gresham Creek Bridge in New Harmony, Indiana was underway on this day in 1927. … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Theodore Dreiser

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Resuming our series, “Hoosier Authors”, we discuss the life and works of Theodore Dreiser. During his time, he was counter-cultural, fighting against Victorian ideology and was … Continue reading

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