Monthly Archives: April 2015

Goodbye School, Hello Summer

Written by Sarah Calise, graduate assistant “Summer, summer, summertime Time to sit back and unwind…” Okay, maybe we graduate assistants won’t “unwind” in the same sense that Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff meant back in 1991, but a break … Continue reading

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NCPH 2015: Thoughts and Reflections

Introduction written by Sarah Calise Last week, April 15-18, all four graduate assistants at the Albert Gore Research Center–Brad, Casey, Evan, and Sarah–attended the annual conference for the National Council on Public History. In this blog post we will share … Continue reading

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Senator Gore and McCarthyism

On this date (April 22) in 1954, the infamous Army-McCarthy hearings began in the Senate. Senator Joseph McCarthy began his career in 1950 and quickly rose to prominence as a fiery opponent of communism. In 1954, he began a Senate … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Written by Donna Baker, University Archivist There are several calendar days designated as Holocaust Remembrance Days depending on your location. Some countries, such as France, the Netherlands, Bulgaria and Romania, mark specific dates in their history to honor those lost in … Continue reading

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Preserving Our National Pastime

Written by Sarah Calise, graduate assistant If you have taken a stroll down Faulkinberry Drive recently, you may have heard the crack of a bat and the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” College baseball is in full-swing … Continue reading

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