Category Archives: Evansville, Indiana

Rolland Eckels: The Man, The Legend, The Memory

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On July 2, the USI community lost a profound leader and advocate for this prodigious state institution. Eckels supported the founding of the university as Indiana … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Louise Dresser

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, wraps up, we are going to focus on motion picture entertainers. One of the best-known Tri-State residents such as Johnny Depp, … 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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Exploring the Tri-State: Bosse Field

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Baseball’s moniker is known as “America’s pastime”. Some could make the same conclusions for Evansville. Evansville is the home of Bosse Field. For over a hundred … Continue reading

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