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            [title] => He Knew his ABCs
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/09/he-knew-his-abcs/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/09/he-knew-his-abcs/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2019-09-19
            [date] => 2019-09-19
            [description] => Perhaps feeling justified during a time of war, in 1943 Congressman Hampton P. Fulmer decided to push back against a cranky voter.  The South Carolina Democrat, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, had received a complaint from Eugene M. Biggers … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Perhaps feeling justified during a time of war, in 1943 Congressman Hampton P. Fulmer decided to push back against a cranky voter.  The South Carolina Democrat, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, had received a complaint from Eugene M. Biggers … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Miss Em
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/09/miss-em/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-09-10
            [date] => 2019-09-10
            [description] => It was summer 1913, and Put-in-Bay, Ohio was gearing up to celebrate the centennial of one of the most important naval battles of the War of 1812.  On September 10, 1813, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry wrested control of Lake Erie … Continue reading 
            [summary] => It was summer 1913, and Put-in-Bay, Ohio was gearing up to celebrate the centennial of one of the most important naval battles of the War of 1812.  On September 10, 1813, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry wrested control of Lake Erie … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Hudson Is Hire Intern for Fall 2019
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/09/hudson-is-hire-intern-for-fall-2019/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-09-04
            [date] => 2019-09-04
            [description] => Hannah Hudson, the youngest daughter of Mark and Scarlett Hudson, has been named the Dr. Delroy & Patricia Hire Special Collections Intern for 2019. Hannah is a lifelong resident of Macon County, Tennessee, and a 2018 graduate of Red Boiling … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Hannah Hudson, the youngest daughter of Mark and Scarlett Hudson, has been named the Dr. Delroy & Patricia Hire Special Collections Intern for 2019. Hannah is a lifelong resident of Macon County, Tennessee, and a 2018 graduate of Red Boiling … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “A straight shirttail for home”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/08/a-straight-shirttail-for-home/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-08-29
            [date] => 2019-08-29
            [description] => William Weldon was 22 when he left his mother, father and 16-year-old brother Vachel in Ballard County, Kentucky and struck out for Arkansas in 1848.  The entire family was on the lookout for opportunities elsewhere: Vachel would decamp for Texas … Continue reading 
            [summary] => William Weldon was 22 when he left his mother, father and 16-year-old brother Vachel in Ballard County, Kentucky and struck out for Arkansas in 1848.  The entire family was on the lookout for opportunities elsewhere: Vachel would decamp for Texas … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Serendipity Knocks
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/08/serendipity-knocks/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-08-23
            [date] => 2019-08-23
            [description] => Mike Sisk, a WKU alumni and teacher in the Hardin County Schools, recently donated a collection of family and business letters related to the Green family of Falls of Rough in Breckinridge County.  This complemented a collection of fifty-two boxes … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Mike Sisk, a WKU alumni and teacher in the Hardin County Schools, recently donated a collection of family and business letters related to the Green family of Falls of Rough in Breckinridge County.  This complemented a collection of fifty-two boxes … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Dissing Duluth
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            [pubDate] => 2019-08-15
            [date] => 2019-08-15
            [description] => Today, it would have caused a Twitter-storm.  On January 27, 1871, a well-liked but relatively unknown Kentucky congressman took the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives and (to quote a later newspaper) brazenly “twitted” Duluth, a Minnesota town of … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Today, it would have caused a Twitter-storm.  On January 27, 1871, a well-liked but relatively unknown Kentucky congressman took the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives and (to quote a later newspaper) brazenly “twitted” Duluth, a Minnesota town of … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Emancip-eight!
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/08/emancip-eight/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-08-08
            [date] => 2019-08-08
            [description] => Paducah, Kentucky’s Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration is a days-long, event-filled dive into the city’s African-American heritage.  Since at least 1886, the community has been the site of an annual grand gathering to commemorate the end of slavery.  The relation … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Paducah, Kentucky’s Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration is a days-long, event-filled dive into the city’s African-American heritage.  Since at least 1886, the community has been the site of an annual grand gathering to commemorate the end of slavery.  The relation … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Ray and Ray
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/08/ray-and-ray/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-08-01
            [date] => 2019-08-01
            [description] => Like many soldiers overseas, Bowling Green’s Ray Howell (1893-1977), who served in the U.S. Army from July 1918 to September 1919, exchanged correspondence with the folks at home.  Often included were personalized postcards with a photograph meant to assure the … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Like many soldiers overseas, Bowling Green’s Ray Howell (1893-1977), who served in the U.S. Army from July 1918 to September 1919, exchanged correspondence with the folks at home.  Often included were personalized postcards with a photograph meant to assure the … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Apollo 11
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/07/apollo-11/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-07-19
            [date] => 2019-07-19
            [description] => July 20 at 10:56 EDT marks the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first step onto the moon.  Those of a certain age will remember the blurry TV images, Armstrong’s “one small step for man” declaration, and the achievement of President … Continue reading 
            [summary] => July 20 at 10:56 EDT marks the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first step onto the moon.  Those of a certain age will remember the blurry TV images, Armstrong’s “one small step for man” declaration, and the achievement of President … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Picture Perfect” Exhibit Opens in WKU’s Special Collections
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/07/picture-perfect-exhibit-opens-in-wkus-special-collections/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-07-12
            [date] => 2019-07-12
            [description] => The Department of Library Special Collections (DLSC) opened a new exhibit on July 1 in the Kentucky Building’s Jackson Gallery titled “Picture Perfect:  The Wedding Photography of Thomas W. Hughes.” The exhibit, which will run until December 15, 2019, is … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The Department of Library Special Collections (DLSC) opened a new exhibit on July 1 in the Kentucky Building’s Jackson Gallery titled “Picture Perfect:  The Wedding Photography of Thomas W. Hughes.” The exhibit, which will run until December 15, 2019, is … Continue reading 
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