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Women’s History Minute: “Marian Anderson”

Women’s History Minute: “Marian Anderson”

*singing Ave Maria* with a voice that music critic Alan Blife once heralded as a vibrant contralto rich with intrinsic beauty renowned african-american opera singer Marian Anderson enchanted audiences world over throughout the first half of the 20th century with her uniquely beautiful voice during the height of her career in the 1930’s and 1940’s …

Operation Frequent Wind

Operation Frequent Wind

#Intro You woke up early to a humid morning. The night before you finished packing your luggage, a small handheld suitcase. You readied yourself and turned on the radio. Awhile later, you hear, “The temperature in Saigon is 105 degrees and rising. This will be followed by the playing of “I’m Dreaming of a White …

#GotHamilton History Quiz

#GotHamilton History Quiz

Hey friends it’s me, Susan Blackwell, reporting for Hamilton: An American Musical. Today we’re going to see how well our best and brightest know their Hamilton history. Let’s take a look. The first President of the United States was? I’m already nervous. I already don’t know the answer. Patti LuPone. George Washington. Ding-ding-ding-ding! You got …

eLuxury: Who We Are

eLuxury: Who We Are

Opportunity knocks in the most unlikely places. For one company in Evansville, Indiana, it came rapping on a garage door in 2009. And once the door was answered, the lives of everyone involved would never be the same. eLuxurySupply.com was born in the corner of a garage from the marriage of a dream and one …

History Brief: Daily Life in the 1930s

History Brief: Daily Life in the 1930s

Every family was different in the 1930s, but there were some things that many of them had in common. What was day to day life like in the 1930s? What did families do? A typical family during the Great Depression would have consisted of a father, mother, and several children. The average day would commence …

Jim Harper WNIC Goodbye – June 2001

Jim Harper WNIC Goodbye – June 2001

hi Jim Harper here well what you’ve been reading lately in the papers is true it’s with a great deal of sadness that I announce I am leaving wnic after about 22 years of great times and wonderful relationships what the papers haven’t had a chance to include is how much I want to thank …