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Digital Collections Update: Featuring World War I Germany and Bob Hope

Now that the semester is underway, we are back to regularly adding new postcards. As I wrote about earlier this year, thanks to generous donations from Clyde N. Bowden, Allen Bernard, and Virginius C. Hall, we have been able to greatly expand the Bowden Postcard Collection Online project. … Continue reading


New Fall Exhibit: Stories of Freedom Summer from the Western College Memorial Archives

Our fall exhibit featuring materials from the Western College Memorial Archives' Freedom Summer collections is now open and will run through December 12th. Stories of Freedom Summer highlights the experiences of three Mississippi Summer Project volunteers, Carole Gross Colca, Roland Duerksen, and Mark Levy, during this pivotal moment in civil rights history … Continue reading


Make Way for a Celebration

September marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of Robert McCloskey, the much-honored and beloved children's author and illustrator who was born in Hamilton, Ohio on September 15, 1914. A new documentary by Sam Ashworth will be premiered during the McCloskey Centennial Celebration Event on the Miami Hamilton campus, Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Wilks Conference Center. A panel including his daughters will discuss his legacy … Continue reading


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The 2014 Annual Special Collections Lecture will be held October 10th 4-6 PM, featuring a panel of three Freedom Summer volunteers: Roland Duerksen, Carole Colca, and Mark Levy.

Our exhibit Stories of Freedom Summer is now open through December 12!