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Ebook Central Unavailable June 26

Ebook Central will be offline, and ebooks will be unavailable this Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 10 am – 6 pm for schedule...
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Ben Franklin’s Lightning Experiment

Learn more about Franklin’s lightning experiment and its effects on modern-day medicine, the economy, nationalism, and more. Explore this...
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Pride Month Primary Sources

Celebrate Pride Month by exploring primary sources, such as court cases, media, infographics and more in the Issues & Controversies database....
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Branigin and the Primary Pursuit

Explore the Primary Pursuit & Hoosier History: The Honorable Roger Douglas Branigin Archives , primary sources from the Branigin Archives. The Council of Independent Colleges Humanities Research for the Public Good awarded funding for the initial digitization of this collection during the 2019-2020 academic year. Mackenzie Taylor '20 and Samantha Loyd '21 selected and digitized the collection.


Check out the Destination Indiana: Honorable Roger D. Branigin online journey. Created by Mackenzie Taylor '20, Samantha Loyd '21, and Evan Graham '21, this Indiana Historical Society collaboration was made possible by The Council of Independent Colleges Humanities Research for the Public Good.


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  • Learn about Gov. Branigin's undergraduate days at Franklin College and his graduate career at Harvard.

  • Learn about his service in the Army during World War II.

  • Learn about his political connections, including Kennedy and Johnson, and his candidacy in the 1968 primary presidential campaign.

  • Learn about his legacy through his service to Franklin College, Purdue University, and the Indiana Historical Society.

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