Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mystery Men

It’s time for another mystery photo! Can you help identify these men and/or the event? We believe this was taken before 1945, but that is about all we know about it. Help?!

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IU’s Civilian Pilot Training Program

In the years leading up to World War II there was an escalating climate of unsolicited preparedness. With a certain level of foresight, several countries in Europe, such as Italy and Germany, began government-sanctioned pilot training for civilians. The United … Continue reading

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The Dream of an Indiana University Outdoor Museum of Early Indiana Life

Many readers are likely familiar with open air and living history museums. Here in Indiana, for example, school groups and the general public visit attractions such as Conner Prairie, Historic Prophetstown, and the Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park … Continue reading

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Updated Collection: Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis Speeches

The archives recently received and processed additional speeches from Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis. Gros Louis has a long history at IU. In 1964 he relocated to Bloomington and began a new position as both Assistant Professor of English and … Continue reading

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Lynton K. Caldwell papers

Indiana University’s Lynton K. Caldwell became known as the “grandfather of biopolitics,” “the father of the environmental impact statement,” and “one of the most influential people in the entire protection movement” (Indiana Alumni, May/June 1993, p.12). He devoted his life … Continue reading

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