Category Archives: women’s history

#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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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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Spartans, Authors, Inventors, and Other Women Who Made History

Happy March everyone! Did you know that March is National Women’s History Month? Well now you do, and I’m going to dedicate some blogs to some awesome women of the past, as well as some of the equally awesome women … Continue reading

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