Category Archives: World War 2

American Propaganda in World War II

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. During World War II, the American government employed a very intensive propaganda campaign to sway the American public to purchase war bonds. War bonds were essentially … Continue reading

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Celebration of Evansville’s Military Past

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist of the University Archives and Special Collections. The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), located on the third floor of the David L. Rice Library, is pleased to announce a new digital collection, … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Edgar Whitcomb

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. We are switching gears today: if you have followed our recent blog series, “Hoosier Authors”, I have been discussing numerous novelists. Today, we are going over … Continue reading

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#ThankfulTuesday: C. Leonard Schlamp

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. According to US Department of Veterans Affairs, there are only 558,000 World War 2 veterans alive in 2017 out of the 16 million. On average, 362 … 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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