Category Archives: Natural Disasters

Hot! Hot! Hot!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Evansville faced a number of devastating fires in the 20th century … let’s take a peek at some of these. “The Fendrich family — a father, mother, and four … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business: Keller-Crescent

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. As we wrap up our blog series, “Taking Care of Business”, we examine the Keller Crescent Company. For a hundred and thirty years, Keller-Crescent served … 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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