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Bowling Green State University was founded in response to a public demand for more professionally-trained teachers. A century of change in society and in the workplace had made a “basic” education one which went beyond the simple rudiments of “Readin’, Writin’, and ‘Rithmetic.” By the beginning of the twentieth century, school attendance was compulsory through […]

This year marks the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War.  Battles and troop movements have always been a subject of fascination.  Now, researchers looking for more personal information on specific soldiers can find suggestions for the types of records that will reveal details about the men who sacrificed to preserve the Union. The current issue of […]