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Banned Books & Mugshot Event 9/21

Do you read banned books? Celebrate Banned Books Week by stopping by HamiltonONE Wednesday, September 21 from 11am – 1pm to have your...
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Primary Sources; Today’s Issues & Viewpoints

Explore primary sources for current topics such as reproductive rights, gun control, gay rights, transgender athletes, and climate control. Check...
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NEW Online Collection: LGBTQ+ Rights

The LGBTQ+ Rights online collection has been added to our Hein Online database. Explore this collection to learn more about LGBTQ+ rights in...
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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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