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            [title] => “The willow behind his wallop”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/04/the-willow-behind-his-wallop/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/04/the-willow-behind-his-wallop/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-04-06
            [date] => 2020-04-06
            [description] => On April 6, 1942, some 2,500 spectators gathered at the Bowling Green Fairgrounds to watch an exhibition major league baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox.  The contest was part of their three-city swing through Kentucky … Continue reading 
            [summary] => On April 6, 1942, some 2,500 spectators gathered at the Bowling Green Fairgrounds to watch an exhibition major league baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox.  The contest was part of their three-city swing through Kentucky … Continue reading 
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            [title] => The Jump Ball
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/03/the-jump-ball/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/03/the-jump-ball/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-03-29
            [date] => 2020-03-29
            [description] => With March Madness now becalmed, here’s some Hilltopper basketball history to keep the pulse racing: It was March 11, 1966. The Ohio Valley Conference Champion Hilltoppers entered the NCAA tournament with a 23-2 record and a stellar lineup that included … Continue reading 
            [summary] => With March Madness now becalmed, here’s some Hilltopper basketball history to keep the pulse racing: It was March 11, 1966. The Ohio Valley Conference Champion Hilltoppers entered the NCAA tournament with a 23-2 record and a stellar lineup that included … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Women strike a chord
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/03/women-strike-a-chord/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-03-12
            [date] => 2020-03-12
            [description] => On the morning of March 12, 1925, a bit of musical (and women’s) history was made on the Hill when a new tune rang out at chapel assembly.  The song College Heights was the winner of a competition between members … Continue reading 
            [summary] => On the morning of March 12, 1925, a bit of musical (and women’s) history was made on the Hill when a new tune rang out at chapel assembly.  The song College Heights was the winner of a competition between members … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “First in the mystical haze”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/03/first-in-the-mystical-haze/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-03-06
            [date] => 2020-03-06
            [description] => “Without Nancy, there would have been no Governor Reagan, no President Reagan,” said aide Michael Deaver when Nancy Reagan died on March 6, 2016.  Like many other First Ladies, she was a behind-the-scenes adviser, lightning rod, and icon in her … Continue reading 
            [summary] => “Without Nancy, there would have been no Governor Reagan, no President Reagan,” said aide Michael Deaver when Nancy Reagan died on March 6, 2016.  Like many other First Ladies, she was a behind-the-scenes adviser, lightning rod, and icon in her … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “We had to turn out in full strength”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/we-had-to-turn-out-in-full-strength/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-02-27
            [date] => 2020-02-27
            [description] => The surrender of Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan on July 26, 1863, marked the end of the “Great Raid,” his 18-day charge from Kentucky into Indiana that veered east into southern Ohio.  There was “a great scare here,” reported … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The surrender of Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan on July 26, 1863, marked the end of the “Great Raid,” his 18-day charge from Kentucky into Indiana that veered east into southern Ohio.  There was “a great scare here,” reported … Continue reading 
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            [title] => He Touched the Heart as Well as the Funny Bone
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/he-touched-the-heart-as-well-as-the-funny-bone/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-02-21
            [date] => 2020-02-21
            [description] => As we celebrate Black History Month, Library Special Collections would like to spotlight one of Bowling Green’s best known sons, Reuben Crowdus, aka Ernest Hogan.  Coincidentally, local attorney and historian Ray Buckberry has recently donated a nice gift of research … Continue reading 
            [summary] => As we celebrate Black History Month, Library Special Collections would like to spotlight one of Bowling Green’s best known sons, Reuben Crowdus, aka Ernest Hogan.  Coincidentally, local attorney and historian Ray Buckberry has recently donated a nice gift of research … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Canned” Biscuits
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/canned-biscuits/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-02-13
            [date] => 2020-02-13
            [description] => Early in the 20th century, segregated schools labored under the “separate but equal” doctrine, which in practice relegated African-American students to underfunded and inferior facilities.  As principal of the Simmons School of Versailles, Kentucky, Principal Thomas J. Smith struggled in … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Early in the 20th century, segregated schools labored under the “separate but equal” doctrine, which in practice relegated African-American students to underfunded and inferior facilities.  As principal of the Simmons School of Versailles, Kentucky, Principal Thomas J. Smith struggled in … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Molded in the same mint”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/molded-in-the-same-mint/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-02-06
            [date] => 2020-02-06
            [description] => Mrs. Victoria Mayo, the wife of a Bowling Green, Kentucky barber, had recently settled a medical claim with her insurance company.  Hoping to get a testimonial from a satisfied customer, Kentucky Central Life and Accident sent her a postcard encouraging … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Mrs. Victoria Mayo, the wife of a Bowling Green, Kentucky barber, had recently settled a medical claim with her insurance company.  Hoping to get a testimonial from a satisfied customer, Kentucky Central Life and Accident sent her a postcard encouraging … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Kentucky Club Woman, Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Club
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/kentucky-club-woman-official-organ-of-the-state-federation-of-colored-womens-club/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2020-02-05
            [date] => 2020-02-05
            [description] => This rare newsletter, The Kentucky Club Woman: Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs is representative of the collection focus of Special Collections Library. We hold materials that are either irreplaceable or unusually rare and valuable. We … Continue reading 
            [summary] => This rare newsletter, The Kentucky Club Woman: Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs is representative of the collection focus of Special Collections Library. We hold materials that are either irreplaceable or unusually rare and valuable. We … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Versailles in an uproar
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/versailles-in-an-uproar/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-31
            [date] => 2020-01-31
            [description] => In mid-1918, the Germans launched a series of offensives along the Western Front in a last-ditch attempt to secure victory in the Great War.  The fighting was ferocious, but on the afternoon of July 25 the news broke in Versailles, … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In mid-1918, the Germans launched a series of offensives along the Western Front in a last-ditch attempt to secure victory in the Great War.  The fighting was ferocious, but on the afternoon of July 25 the news broke in Versailles, … Continue reading 
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