New Blog "Reflections"

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Welcome to New Blog “Reflections”

Dear H-Ukraine community,

We are happy to share with you the exciting news about our new initiative - "Reflections." This new blog is aimed to create an inviting environment to publish your stories and personal reflections about Ukraine, your experiences as a scholar in/of Ukraine, and thoughts about the field of studies. We envision this blog as an informal place to express personal emotions and articulate ideas, which you have in mind, but have not been sure where to publish them. Today we are posting a very thoughtful and emotional first story. Please give it

Mailing address: 639 38th Street Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 61201
Physical address: Denkmann Memorial Hall Augustana College 3520 7th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201

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The Swenson Center at Augustana College is a national archives and research institute providing resources for the study of Swedish immigration to North America, the communities the immigrants established, and the role the immigrants and their descendants have played in American life

Indiana University South Bend Archives

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South Bend, Indiana

Housed in the Schurz Library, the Archives is the campus repository for papers, photographs,
recordings, and memorabilia that document the history of IU South Bend as well as provide a
glimpse into the history of the greater Michiana area. Visitors to the Archives can, with the
assistance of archives staff, explore the donated collections of notable community leaders,
learn about South Bend's Civil Rights movement, listen to oral histories, or examine a large
collection of photographs. Also stored here

Location: Clinton Street Building (CLSB), 700 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, 52242-1030

State Archaeological Repository (of Iowa) (hereinafter the Repository) consisting of five subcollections:

  • Archaeological Collection
  • Document Collection
  • Comparative Collection
  • Teaching Collection
  • UI-Stanford Collection



The OSA is a research unit within the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Iowa. The position of State Archaeologist was created by Iowa legislation passed in 1959 (Chapter 263B of the Code of Iowa). This

Library of Michigan, Lansing, MI

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Location: 702 W Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48915





 In 1828 the Legislative Council established a library for use by the fledgling territorial government and the legislature. Until 1860, State Librarians were part - time caretakers.  After 1860, several prominent librarians, Jesse Eugene Tenney/Harriet Tenney, Mary C. Spencer, and Loleta Fyan, expanded the role of the State Library, shaping the collections to benefit all residents.



The Library collects both current and historical Michigana, materials

Location: 607 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101

Background on “Iowa Film and Book Collection”

The blockbuster films Field of Dreams (1989) and Bridges of Madison County (1995) were based on bestselling books. The Iowa film locations quickly became tourist destinations that persist into the present. In 1996, Marty Knepper and John Lawrence, then colleagues at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, began to study the Iowa film phenomenon and the history of Iowa films. Using film archives and databases, newspaper articles, Iowa Film Office/Produce Iowa

Freeman Army Airfield Museum

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Location: 1035 A Ave., Seymour, IN 47274
Indiana Military Organization:


The Freeman Army Air Field Museum is housed in two WW-II-era buildings filled with artifacts relating to the area’s service in training pilots and as the site of the Tuskegee Mutiny. However, the most unique collection consists of once-buried World War II enemy aircraft parts, primarily German and Japanese. These parts still bear the passage of decades in the soil, but have been cleaned, identified and

University Museums, Iowa State University

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Location: Ames, Iowa

Farm House Museum:

Iowa Artists Collection:

Christian Petersen Art Collection:


Farm House Museum

The Farm House was built between 1860 and 1865 and is the oldest surviving building on the Iowa State campus.  The building became a National Historic Landmark in 1965 and was opened to the public as a museum on July

Location: 2809 Woodland Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
Main page:
NEO Sound:


NEO Sound (formerly known as the Northeast Ohio Popular Music Archives, or NEOPMA) comprises a substantial group of archival collections (including personal papers, correspondence, photographs, song manuscripts, business records, posters, and rare audio and video recordings) and library materials (including books, dissertations, magazines and journals, commercial audio and video recordings, and sheet music) that focus on popular music, musicians, radio stations

Clinton Public Library-Lyons

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Clinton Public Library-Lyons

Location: 105 Main Avenue, Clinton, Iowa 52732




CPL-Lyons is the genealogy and local history branch of the Clinton Public Library system. It houses the non-circulating special collections that are only available onsite. These include approximately 5,000 physical volumes of books, periodicals, indexes, and other items related to genealogy, Iowa history, and the history of Clinton and surrounding counties in Iowa and Illinois. CPL-Lyons contains over 1,000 reels of microfilmed newspapers and