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Tag: History

Regional History 1

Southern Illinois Women’s March

The Women’s March on January 21, 2017 was a unique and powerful moment in modern history. What began as one woman’s local event grew into the largest single-day protest in U.S. history.[1]  Millions of protestors travelled to Washington, D.C. or a sister march in order to join the Women’s March. Never before had so many turned out in protest of […]

Rare Books 0

Giving Day 2018

On Tuesday, November 27, Southeast Missouri State University will attempt to fund 12 projects in 24 hours.  Today’s blog post highlights one of the 12 projects that is directly related to our work with rare books and manuscripts! Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) in Kent Library teaches both undergraduate and graduate classes each semester about the rare books and manuscripts […]

Special Collections 0

The Creation of the Little River Drainage District

Today’s post was written by Ethan Adams, a previous student worker for Special Collections and Archives. Hello everyone! While working in Special Collections & Archives, my primary focus was organizing, inventorying, and processing the materials within the Little River Drainage District Collection. I provided reports to my supervisors at Special Collections & Archives and to the Little River Drainage District […]