Monthly Archives: June 2017

#ThrowbackThursday: Stelle … The Ultimate Frontier

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Upon first glance, some might assume I made a Star Trek reference … but only if the title of this piece were “The Final Frontier”, then … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Winfield Denton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout the two hundred year history, there have been numerous politicians serving and representing the state of Indiana. As we continue our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, we … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Marilyn Durham

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our newest blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, numerous Hoosiers have represented the great state of Indiana in various mediums such as politics, entertainment, and literature. Over … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom: Celebrating the Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1811, American author Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut (Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2016). Stowe served as a pioneer in … Continue reading

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“Scared Red”: House Un-American Activities Committee Pamphlets

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout most of the twentieth century, there was an invisible war between democracy and communism. The most noticeable occurrence was between the United States and the … Continue reading

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