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0848: Historical Images Slides And Guides, 1975-2004, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2018

0848: Historical Images Slides And Guides, 1975-2004, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The Instructional Resource Corporation’s series of educational slides cover a variety of topics around world history. The collection covers Western Civilization, World History, and American History, which includes ancient to modern historical topics. There are three boxes of 35mm slides, each arranged by historical category. The lids of the boxes have color coded diagrams to the slides.

The collection was created with the intent to assist instructors in adding images to course lectures. Each box contains over a thousand slides that are then separated into categories or topics that are alphabetized. The categories are indexed with instructions and summaries ...


Marshall University Chronology, Lisle G. Brown, Cora P. Teel Feb 2012

Marshall University Chronology, Lisle G. Brown, Cora P. Teel

Librarian Research

A year-by-year listing of selected important events, from the founding of Marshall University in 1837 to the present. This was developed as part of the University's 175th anniversary.


Integration And Athletics: Integrating The Marshall University Basketball Program, 1954-1969, George M. Reger Jan 1996

Integration And Athletics: Integrating The Marshall University Basketball Program, 1954-1969, George M. Reger

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

In 1954, Marshall College followed the national law that banned segregation in the school systems of the United States. The law included the integration of athletic programs. While only a small part of the process, athletic programs often presented integration on a more visible stage than the integration of classrooms.


0456: High School Bowl Questions, 1985-1991, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1992

0456: High School Bowl Questions, 1985-1991, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Questions used in the local Hi-Q, or High School Bowl, competition televised locally using area high schools as contestants Dr. Cusick was a coordinator.


0418: Whittaker-Glanville Family Papers, 1856-1985, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0418: Whittaker-Glanville Family Papers, 1856-1985, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Papers consist primarily of diaries, newspaper clippings, correspondence, genealogies and photographs of five families: the Glanville-Carter families of St. Louis, Mo.; the Whittakers of Preble County, Ohio; Dorothy Whittaker Atkins of Huntington, West Virginia.; and the Heacocks of Bucks County, Penna.

A significant part of the collection are the diaries of Annie Heacock, a teacher at the Penn School for freed slaves in Beaufort, South Carolina, 1864-1869. Other diaries include the Civil War diary of John Whittaker, a surgeon in the 81st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.


0118: Jane Adams Dingess Papers, 1906-0976, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0118: Jane Adams Dingess Papers, 1906-0976, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Huntington, West Virginia, clubwoman and educator. Papers consist primarily of scrapbooks of school days at Huntington High School, West Virginia University, and Washington and Lee University; also included are resource materials related to conservation and social studies and items concerning the Junior League, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, and garden club activities. Photographs of Italy in WWI, papers from the Marshall University plan crash in 1970, extensive newspaper clippings from circ WWII and conservation resource material.


0117: Neal Family Papers, 1864-1957, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0117: Neal Family Papers, 1864-1957, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Papers include diaries of Dr. Will Neal, Huntington, West Virginia, physician and member of Congress; diaries describe teaching school in Kentucky and Ohio in the 1890's, and life in Rome Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. Scrapbooks describing the career of Richard Nixon comprise the bulk of the collection.


Oral History Interview: Josephine R. Gorby, Josephine R. Gorby Jul 1974

Oral History Interview: Josephine R. Gorby, Josephine R. Gorby

Oral Histories

Josephine Gorby was born on February 24, 1908. She began her teaching career in a one-room school in Wimmer, McDowell County, WV. In 1931 she began teaching in Lawrence County, OH. Mrs. Gorby’s interview focuses on growing up on a farm near Proctorville, OH, her experiences as an educator, her family’s experience during World War I, and the 1937 flood of the Ohio River and its tributaries. In the audio clip provided, Mrs. Gorby discusses the impact of the 1937 flood on the school house in Athalia, OH. During her interview, she also focuses on the construction and ...


Oral History Interview: Edward C. Jackson, Edward C. Jackson Jun 1974

Oral History Interview: Edward C. Jackson, Edward C. Jackson

Oral Histories

Edward C. Jackson was born on January 17, 1911, in Canfield, Braxton County, WV. In 1926, he moved to Fenwick, Nicholas County, WV, to pursue jobs in saw mills. In his interview, Mr. Jackson describes in great detail the design and structure of the log home he lived in as a child. He focuses on growing up on a farm and places emphasis on the type of work he did and food preparation and preservation. Mr. Jackson also discusses the tight-knit community in which he was raised. In the audio clip provided, Mr. Jackson discusses working in the lumber industry ...


Oral History Interview: Ethel Barnes, Eva Ethel Barnes Apr 1973

Oral History Interview: Ethel Barnes, Eva Ethel Barnes

Oral Histories

Eva Ethel Barnes, who is referred to as Ethel Barnes during her interview, was born on February 25, 1900, in Ivydale, Clay County, West Virginia. She attended a one room school house as a child. In the audio clip provided, Mrs. Barnes discusses her education as a child in a one room school house. She focuses on the classroom schedule and her teachers at this school. During her interview she also discusses preserving and preparing food and soap with her mother.


Oral History Interview: Bertha May Asbury, Bertha May Asbury Mar 1973

Oral History Interview: Bertha May Asbury, Bertha May Asbury

Oral Histories

Bertha May Asbury was born in 1888 and began attending school in a one-room school house in 1894 at the age of six. She attended school through the ninth grade. She left school at the age of 17 when she began “courtin’” with young men. In her interview, Mrs. Asbury discusses living on Route 4 in Kanawha County, West Virginia. She focuses on food preservation and preparation, planting and harvesting crops, building a new home, going to square dances, and quilting. In the audio clip provided, Mrs. Asbury discusses what it was like to attend a square dance. She focuses ...