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Civil War

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1 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/19/2019 UNI and Cedar Vally community members crowded into the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on September 16 to hear Nikole Hannah-Jones deliver the UNI 2019 Constitution Day Address. Hannah-Jones told the audience she would "be going a bit rogue" and would not be speaking on school segregation, but instead on the 1619 project. After the lecture, there was a 20-minute question-and answer-session with Hannah-Jones.; photo.
2 Professor brings history and literature to life
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.4
11/12/2013 Professor Bill Koch performed his, "Walt Whitman, Live!" for the 15th time. Koch's presentation portrays Walt Whitman's life through some of his most notable poetry. Many students attended the performance; photo.
3 Students respond to Angela Davis
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 Angela Davis, civil and women's rights icon, presented her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights". Many UNI students attended the lecture and found it informative and inspiring; photo.
4 UNI history lecture to speak on Civil War
Public Relations News Release 2011:150, p.1
1/30/2012 Professor Kenneth Lyftogt will give a lecture titled "The Flag of the 2nd Infantry."
5 UNI to celebrate Lincoln Bicentennial with series of speakers, panels
Public Relations News Release 2008:316, p.1
1/26/2009 A number of activities are planned in Lincoln's honor by the Center for Multicultural Education and the American Democracy Project/Provost's Office. Panel discussions will be held at University Book and Supply in Cedar Falls and at UNI-Cue in Waterloo.
6 Support for the Iraq war
Shireman--Spencer Chase (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.8
11/6/2007 Commentary on how history might portray George W. Bush; challenges citizens to remember that this war is America's war.
7 History instructor's publications about Civil War, Cedar Falls
Marinelli--Louis (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.14
10/11/2005 Ken Lyftogt has worked at UNI for nineteen years; has published work including books about the Civil War, and his master thesis.
8 UNI professor to commemorate 140th anniversary of Lincoln assassination with one-man show, 'Walt Whitman Live!!'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/30/2005 William Koch will perform 'Walt Whitman Live!!'
9 Civil War reenactment to be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at University of Northern Iowa Museum
Public Relations News Release 2002:33, p.1
8/9/2002 The University Museum will host over 30 Civil War reenactors that will represent the men of Company K, 3rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry; Demonstrations, crafts, and discussions will accompany the reenactment.
10 Iowa, race and the Civil War topics for UNI History Lecture Series, Wednesday, Feb. 20
Public Relations News Release 2001:304, p.1
2/15/2002 Kenneth Lyftogt will speak on "General Matthew Mark Trumbull: Iowa, Race, and the Civil War."
11 Bulldogging and other rodeo trivia explained as Sidney, Iowa rodeo opens.
Public Relations News Release 1988:520, p.1
8/4/1988 Sidney rodeo's beginnings can be traced to Civil War veterans.
12 The start of something bad? First ever federal tax levied on this date.
Public Relations News Release 1988:513, p.1
7/28/1988 In 1861 the federal government first levied a national income tax.
13 ISTC drama conference has record crowd
Public Relations News Release 1960:417, p.1
5/19/1961 The A Cappella Choir and College Players give a performance of the stage adaptation of Vincent Bonet's Civil War poem, "John Brown's Body", for the twenty-eighth annual Drama Conference.
14 Civil War poem to be dramatized at college
Public Relations News Release 1960:400, p.1
5/11/1961 Stanley Wood directs the dramatic production of "John Brown's Body", a stage adaptation of a Civil War poem by Stephen Benet to be performed in the auditorium. Charles Matheson directs the A Cappella Choir in the musical portions of the performance.
15 ISTC schedules annual drama conference
Public Relations News Release 1960:395, p.1
5/8/1961 Stanley Wood directs the A Cappella Choir and College Players in their production of "John Brown's Body" for the Annual Drama Conference in observance of the Civil War Centennial.
16 "John Brown's Body" to commemorate Civil War at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:390, p.1
5/4/1961 Stanley Wood directs the performance of Stephen Vincent Benet's "John Brown's Body" in the Teachers College commemoration of the Civil War Centennial observance. Actors listed.
17 ISTC spring play announced
Public Relations News Release 1960:319, p.1
4/5/1961 Stanley Wood directs a lyrical production of the American Civil War themed play, "John Brown's Body". Choral music will be performed by the A Cappella Choir, conducted by Charles Matheson.
18 1950 Leaves Mark on ISTC Campus
Public Relations News Release 1950:165, p.1
12/29/1950 A presidential inauguration, the fifth in 74 years, was one of several major changes during 1950. Starting last June a minor in journalism was offered. Plans were approved for granting a major in library science starting next June.
19 Iowa State Teachers College
Public Relations News Release 1950:51, p.1
10/4/1950 Oldest of the 26 main buildings is a three-story brick structure that originally housed orphans of Civil War soldiers. The building is 82 years old.
20 College Museum aids students; Cable credited with arranging collection
College Eye 41:28, p.8
4/28/1950 Description of the types of items housed in the College Museum.
21 Luella Wright
Alumnus 25:2, p.9
4/1/1941 Author of the January issue of the Palimpsest, monthly publication of the Iowa State Historical Society. She writes of "The Pioneer Greys," organizers of the first company of soldiers from Cedar Ralls for the Civil War in June 1861.
22 Miss Freeman entertains parents
College Eye 19:39, p.7
6/14/1928 Faculty member hosts her parents; father is Civil War veteran, who fought at Gettysburg.
23 Portrait of Mrs. Wittenmyer to be presented Monday; was active worker in the Civil War
College Eye 17:34, p.1
2/24/1926 To be presented by Black Hawk Women's Christian Temperance Union; brief profile of Annie Wittenmyer.
24 T. C. Vets
Old Gold 0:0, p.243
6/1/1925 Office roll; purpose; photo.
25 Special chapel program
College Eye 14:33, p.1
2/21/1923 Will celebrate Lincoln's birthday.
26 Albert Loughridge
Alumni News Letter 6:3, p.7
7/1/1922 Albert Loughridge develops a historical circular letter on Ulysses S. Grant.
27 Patriotic service
Alumni News Letter 6:3, p.1
7/1/1922 A special chapel service is held in remembrance of General Ulysses S. Grant's one-hundredth birthday. Professors M. F. Arey and W. W. Gist head the Patriotic Faculty Committee responsible for the service.
28 Honorary ex-service men
Old Gold 0:0, p.162
6/1/1922 Members, Armistice Day program.
29 Report for English Department
College Eye 13:22, p.5
2/15/1922 Professor Falkler has been sick; Professor Gist has written an article on the battle of Franklin in the Civil War.
30 Mr. Gist speaks
College Eye 13:21, p.1
2/8/1922 Will speak on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.
31 Father of State Normal School died last week
College Eye 13:20, p.1
2/1/1922 Herman Casewell Hemenway died January 27, 1922; tribute to his work in founding the institution.
32 Clarence Ray Aurner
Alumni News Letter 6:1, p.4
1/1/1922 Clarence Ray Aurner publishes the third volume of "Iowa Stories", covering the development of from 1854-65.
33 Dr. W. W. Gist
Alumni News Letter 6:1, p.1
1/1/1922 Professor Gist delivers an account of the gathering of the Grand Army of the Republic in Indiana, which he attended as a delegate from Iowa.
34 Dr. W. W. Gist
Alumni News Letter 5:3, p.4
7/1/1921 Professor W. W. Gist, professor of English and Chaplain in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, is elected delegate at large by the state encampment.
35 Official notes
College Eye 11:5, p.7
10/15/1919 Anne Stuart Duncan elected first president of Iowa Library Society; Professor Gist elected to Civil War veterans post.
36 Unusual Memorial Day celebration; M. F. Arey presiding officer
College Eye 11:35, p.1
5/28/1919 Civil War veteran M. F. Arey will speak; complete program announced.
37 Little girl delights in teaching in grandpa's classroom
College Eye 10:1, p.6
5/7/1919 Professor Gist's granddaughter is visiting.
38 Prof. Gist visits in South
College Eye 4:12, p.1
12/10/1914 Professor W. W. Gist traveled to Franklin, Tennessee, to experience the fiftieth anniversary memorial ceremony of Civil War battle.
39 Prof. W. W. Gist
College Eye 4:2, p.8
9/11/1914 Addressed the veterans in Marble Rock and visited in Osage.
40 Memorial services
College Eye 1:11, p.188
5/31/1911 Professors Gist and Arey spoke at chapel exercises about their experience in the Civil War; GAR attends..
41 Special program given; Professor M. F. Arey gives address on Memorial Day to students and old soldiers
Normal Eyte 20:35, p.577
6/1/1910 Program presented in auditorium; Professor Gist in charge; old soldiers attend; Professor Arey spoke on his experiences in the Civil War.
42 Official: the visit of the veterans
Normal Eyte 19:4, p.49
9/30/1908 Members of 3rd Iowa Infantry visit campus; Margaret Baker lecturing in Chicago; new lockers will be added to Gymnasium; NCA has new room; Nan Baldwin is secretary of YWCA; masonry work under way at President's House; Trustees file biennial report.
43 Daughter of 19th Iowa; Mrs. Walker invited to address reunion of regiment
Normal Eyte 19:3, p.35
9/23/1908 Mrs. Walker to give a speech at the regiment's reunion in honor of her father, Colonel Samuel McFarland, who died in battle..
44 LaSalle Corbell Pickett
Normal Eyte 18:12, p.177
12/11/1907 Spoke about her husband's contributions to the Civil War.
45 Without a doubt
Normal Eyte 18:11, p.162
11/20/1907 Encourages students to attend the lecture by General George Edward Pickett's wife.
46 Patriae
Cram--Fred Danford (Education Faculty)
Normal Eyte 17:16, p.243
1/16/1907 Poem expressing hardships during the Civil War.
47 Society
Normal Eyte 16:31, p.489
5/9/1906 The Aristos held a program on "the laboring man", Ossolis had a grandmother's program, and the Philos submitted a report on Fort Sumter.
48 Globe: "Major S. H. M. Byers Des Moines lectured in the Normal Auditorium Friday evening."
Normal Eyte 13:7, p.102
10/18/1902 Spoke on prisoners of war during the Civil War.
49 Last Friday evening
Normal Eyte 12:22, p.349
3/1/1902 Large audience for Civil War lecture by General Gordon.
50 Death of Alexander Martz
Normal Eyte 11:32, p.784
5/18/1901 Tribute to Alexander Martz, who died in Pasadena, California.

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