Monthly Archives: April 2015

Research Ready: April 2015

Materials documenting a German family in 1830s Texas, an African American family in Waco, and a woman in Central Texas are included in April’s Research Ready. Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Stars: Katharine Cornell

Katharine Cornell played Elizabeth Barrett Browning in numerous stage performances–a couple of which were at Baylor. Learn more about her Baylor visits in our latest Armstrong’s Stars installation. Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Waco’s Carnegie Library

Watch the ivy overtake Waco’s Carnegie library in our latest Texas over Time GIF animation. Continue reading

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A Love Story: Two Marines during WWII

“Darling Julie have you made up your mind yet? We just can’t wait till the end of the war. You know as well as I do that this show won’t be finished for about three more years. Darling to rob ourselves of those years of happiness with each other just isn’t right.” This is a sampling of just one of the letters U.S. Marine Onnie Clem wrote to his beloved (and fellow Marine), Julie, in 1944-1945. Learn more about Onnie’s harrowing experience as a POW and the Clems’ love story in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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