Longing for Amelia – The Historical and Mythological Landscape: Matthew Arnold

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Archival images courtesy of Purdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections as well as the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.On May 20, 1937, Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan took off from Oakland, California on the first leg of their historic round-the-world flight. They disappeared 43 days later while trying to locate tiny […]

Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick

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Krista Elrick; Cincinnati Bluffs, OH.Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick is an exhibition and book project reexamining John James Audubon’s epic life journey and the production of his beloved tome, The Birds of America. While the name of Audubon is familiar and the drawings he created are still wildly popular, his eloquent writings […]