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NEW Streaming Video

Approximately 148 NEW streaming video titles have been added to our Films on Demand collection. To browse these new additions, visit the new...
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President’s Day; American History Database

Celebrate President’s Day by brushing up on the historical facts, primary sources, images, video, timelines, and news for all 46 U.S....
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Issues & Controversies; Online Database

Discover analyses of today’s controversies, such as “Coronavirus, Impeachment, the Anti-Racism Movement, Affirmative Action, Social...
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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.

  • 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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