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“A Baptisttown Requiem”: Part 1

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Baptisttown is an old name for an area of Evansville once a primary African American neighborhood. This area corresponds with the city’s 7th Ward, roughly bounded by Governor Street, Canal … Continue reading

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Also Rans

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As this blog is being written, the United States recently completed another presidential election. For every election, there must be someone who did not win. The dictionary defines an also ran … Continue reading

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Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 6

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome to another fun addition to Guess Who Performed in Evansville! Like last summer, we are looking at bands and musicians who came to Evansville … Continue reading

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Remember When: Tri-State Tornado of 1925

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Over the years, Indiana has had its fair share of weather stories such as the Blizzard of 1978, the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937, … Continue reading

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The Blue Bridge: An Owensboro Legend

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant for the University Archives and Special Collections. Scattered along the Ohio River, bridges have connected the Tri-State region together and for travelers of the Midwest. They maybe concrete and steel but they … Continue reading

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