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An open letter to President Hanna and Provost Rogers-Adkinson

*Editor's note: The following letter is an open letter received from Dr. Safa Saracoglu of the Bloomsburg University Dept. of History regarding the controversy...

A Brief History of Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger read to a crowd in Galveston, Texas the federal orders that all enslaved people were...

Bloomsburg History: Henry Carver Comes to Town

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles written by Robert Dunkelberger, Bloomsburg University Archivist and Historian, honoring the 150th anniversary...

This Week In History 11.18-11.24

Nov. 18 On this date in the year 326, the ground for Old St. Peter’s Basilica was consecrated in Vatican City. This structure stood until...

This Week in History 10.30-11.2

Oct. 30 On this date in 1938, Orson Welles became famous for his CBS broadcast of the famous H.G. Wells novel The War of the...

This Week in History

On this day in History-Oct. 17-20 Oct. 17 On this date in 1888, an American inventor by the name of Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) filed a...

Sweet Music on a Historic Day

Forty years from now, our grandchildren will sit perched on our laps listening to our story about the day when everything changed. We will paint for them a vivid picture detailing exactly where we were and what we felt at that historic moment.

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