Salute to Our Veterans

Our Veterans display was compiled to honor and remember the many students, staff, and faculty that have served and are serving in our military. I wanted to focus on the people most of all so there are lots of photos. We have a letter from a soldier...

Kentucky Oral History Day 2015

Today was quite a busy day in the EKU Special Collections and Archives! EKU SCA and the William H. Berge Oral History Center employees were certainly busy bees! In celebration of the first ever Kentucky Oral History Day, we dedicated our whole staff...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

For Homecoming week, we chose Gabi Cook as our student worker feature. Gabi is a senior and will be leaving us for student teaching soon. She is a Secondary History Education major and we're confident she's going to make a fine History...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

We are proud to introduce Kaitlind Hydorn as this week's featured student. She has been a part of the Archives team since July 2013. Kaitlind is currently in her Junior year here at EKU, and she is a Chemisty major. Kaitlind's processing...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

Our next student is ready to wow and entertain you. Meet Satora Hill! She has been in the Archives for just over a year now. Satora is a Sophomore Nursing student and also a member of the Honors program. Her current project is working with our oral...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

This week the limelight is shining brightly on Tori Rousey.  The Archives has had the pleasure of employing Tori for one year so far. She is in her sophomore year here at EKU, and is working on her bachelor's degree in History Teaching as...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

In today's student feature, we're going to sit down with Kayla Donovan to see what makes her tick! Kayla has been with us for three semesters now. She is a senior studying Hoemland Security so you know she means business. Currently, Kayla is...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

Our first featured student worker is John Wesley Cooper! J.W. has been working for the Archives for just over a year now. He is a sophmore Criminal Justice major. Right now, J.W. is working on re-foldering some older collections to make them tidy,...

Sounds of Appalachia Display

The Sounds of Appalachia display was created to highlight and celebrate the music of the Appalachian region. We included items from artists such as Jean Ritchie and Homer Ledford, who both spent their lives passionately involved in the perpetuation...

Congratulations to our 2015 Winner!

We have a winner for the 2015 I Found It In the Archives contest!  

Vote for your Favorite!

We asked those who have found great tidbits in the archives to share their stories with us during our I Found It In the Archives contest, and they happily submitted their best! There are four entries for you to consider this year. Now, we need you...

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I Found It In the Archives Contest 2015

What have you found in the EKU archives? Whether online or in person. Whether letters, diaries, photographs or more, if you found something of special significance we want to hear your story.