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University Archives collecting materials to tell ISU’s pandemic story

Illinois State University archivists at the Jo Ann Rayfield Archives in Milner Library are in the process of gathering student, faculty, staff, and alumni stories during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Labor Day Coronavirus message: Testing and Milner Library

The University is announcing changes to testing for the weekend, and a change in operations at Milner Library.  
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Underpinnings and equal terms: How the suffrage movement changed American women and American women changed the nation

View historical and present day items chronicling women’s fight for equality and voting, provided by numerous sources including the Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives, Illinois State University...
Two women compare books over a book cart in the stacks at Milner Library in 1962

Milner Library’s Digital Collections interface updating in August

Changes are coming to many of Milner Library’s digital collections!
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ISU Archives collecting coronavirus-related information and items

The Dr. JoAnn Rayfield Archives invites members of the Illinois State University community to share their collections and stories related to their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Digitization of historical WGLT program guides informs broadcast history research

Users may now explore this rich history through a new digital collection available from ISU ReD, Milner Library’s institutional repository.
April Anderson-Zorn and Stephanie Collier

ISU student shines light on underrepresented archivists

Illinois State Archives used a grant to hire an intern to create at least 15 Wikipedia articles promoting the achievements of archivists from underrepresented groups.
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Historic ISNU enrollment ledgers now online

Helen Frances Grennell was 16 years old when she first entered Illinois State Normal University.

Hands-on experience with history

During this Spring 2019 semester, Rayfield Archives partnered with several different classes to expose students to the resources available.
Volume XII May, 1900 Number 9 The Vidette

The Vidette Digital Archives now available through 1980

The Vidette Digital Archives has expanded its online database to include all issues through December 1980.