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            [title] => Food, Glorious Food!
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/food-glorious-food/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/food-glorious-food/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-01-24
            [date] => 2020-01-24
            [description] => Food is one of the necessities of life.  It is no surprise that Library Special Collections—which documents the Commonwealth’s culture—has quite a few items related to food.  To celebrate this culinary material, an exhibit titled “Food, Glorious Food!” has been … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Food is one of the necessities of life.  It is no surprise that Library Special Collections—which documents the Commonwealth’s culture—has quite a few items related to food.  To celebrate this culinary material, an exhibit titled “Food, Glorious Food!” has been … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Tobacco Warehouse
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/tobacco-warehouse/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/tobacco-warehouse/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-01-21
            [date] => 2020-01-21
            [description] => A rare and apparently unrecorded broadside, recently acquired by the Department of Library Special Collections, describes a public meeting in Hickman, Kentucky. From this meeting, a committee of five men were appointed to approach the Kentucky legislature about the creation … Continue reading 
            [summary] => A rare and apparently unrecorded broadside, recently acquired by the Department of Library Special Collections, describes a public meeting in Hickman, Kentucky. From this meeting, a committee of five men were appointed to approach the Kentucky legislature about the creation … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Barrels, Mash and Sugar
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/barrels-mash-and-sugar/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-17
            [date] => 2020-01-17
            [description] => The “Great Experiment” began on January 17, 1920, the day the Volstead Act took effect in the United States.  Better known as Prohibition, it banned the production, sale and transport of “intoxicating liquors” and instantly turned many thirsty Americans into … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The “Great Experiment” began on January 17, 1920, the day the Volstead Act took effect in the United States.  Better known as Prohibition, it banned the production, sale and transport of “intoxicating liquors” and instantly turned many thirsty Americans into … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Love’s Telegraph
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/loves-telegraph/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-08
            [date] => 2020-01-08
            [description] => In the pocket notebook of William Henry Gough (1826-1910) were many of the things that occupied the mind of a young man: money matters, his lessons at Mt. Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and later his duties as a … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In the pocket notebook of William Henry Gough (1826-1910) were many of the things that occupied the mind of a young man: money matters, his lessons at Mt. Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and later his duties as a … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Long white ears, killer coffee, and cardboard cartons
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/12/long-white-ears-killer-coffee-and-cardboard-cartons/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-12-12
            [date] => 2019-12-12
            [description] => For many travelers, the first step of a journey involves navigating a busy airport.  During World War II, passengers faced additional stress when civilian air travel took a back seat to military priorities.  This was doubly true for airline employees, … Continue reading 
            [summary] => For many travelers, the first step of a journey involves navigating a busy airport.  During World War II, passengers faced additional stress when civilian air travel took a back seat to military priorities.  This was doubly true for airline employees, … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Passed by censor”
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            [pubDate] => 2019-12-04
            [date] => 2019-12-04
            [description] => Every special collections library that holds war materials has them: soldiers’ letters vaguely addressed from “somewhere in France” or “somewhere in the Pacific.”  They might also show more revealing words or lines deftly excised with a sharp blade, and their … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Every special collections library that holds war materials has them: soldiers’ letters vaguely addressed from “somewhere in France” or “somewhere in the Pacific.”  They might also show more revealing words or lines deftly excised with a sharp blade, and their … Continue reading 
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            [title] => A Fair Dinner
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/a-fair-dinner/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-11-25
            [date] => 2019-11-25
            [description] => The Warren County Fair has always been a great time to gather for fun, competition and education. Despite being in the throes of war in 1918, the Fair Board decided to continue the tradition in the first full week of … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The Warren County Fair has always been a great time to gather for fun, competition and education. Despite being in the throes of war in 1918, the Fair Board decided to continue the tradition in the first full week of … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Learning by Doing
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/learning-by-doing/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-11-18
            [date] => 2019-11-18
            [description] => My name is Hannah Hudson, and this fall, I have had the privilege of being the fourth Dr. Delroy and Patricia Hire intern in the Department of Library Special Collections. I am a sophomore at WKU, majoring in Cultural Anthropology … Continue reading 
            [summary] => My name is Hannah Hudson, and this fall, I have had the privilege of being the fourth Dr. Delroy and Patricia Hire intern in the Department of Library Special Collections. I am a sophomore at WKU, majoring in Cultural Anthropology … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “I’d rather have the wisdom than the bliss”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/id-rather-have-the-wisdom-than-the-bliss/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-11-07
            [date] => 2019-11-07
            [description] => “Someone sent me ‘Beauchampe,’” wrote Sallie McElroy in her journal on October 26, 1857.  The anonymous gift she was referring to was a book by William Gilmore Simms—a reboot, actually, of his 1842 work Beauchampe; or the Kentucky Tragedy: A … Continue reading 
            [summary] => “Someone sent me ‘Beauchampe,’” wrote Sallie McElroy in her journal on October 26, 1857.  The anonymous gift she was referring to was a book by William Gilmore Simms—a reboot, actually, of his 1842 work Beauchampe; or the Kentucky Tragedy: A … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “O how horrible”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/o-how-horrible/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-10-31
            [date] => 2019-10-31
            [description] => Everyone seems to agree that the most haunted town in Kentucky is Perryville, especially the Civil War field where, on October 8, 1862, some 7,600 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded in a battle that ranked as the … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Everyone seems to agree that the most haunted town in Kentucky is Perryville, especially the Civil War field where, on October 8, 1862, some 7,600 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded in a battle that ranked as the … Continue reading 
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