Category Archives: Local history

Lifesavers

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. They were lifesavers—not the candy, nor the marine rescue apparatus, but women, mostly, who cared deeply about their communities and the needs of those who struggled to care for … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest Spotlight: Working Men’s Institute, Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum, & Evansville African-American Museum

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ArchivesFest 2019 October 14-25, 2019:  UASC on the 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. University Archives and Special … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest Spotlight: Reitz Home & Willard Library

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ArchivesFest 2019 October 14-25, 2019:  UASC on the 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. University Archives and Special … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest Spotlight: Evansville Museum & Newburgh Museum

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ArchivesFest 2019 October 14-25, 2019:  UASC on the 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. University Archives and Special … Continue reading

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When the Path to Freedom Isn’t a Legal One

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In the light of today’s rhetoric, this could be construed as an inflammatory statement, but there’s no political commentary intended here. Instead, this blog delves into the Underground Railroad, … Continue reading

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