Memorial Day
Friday May 25th 2007, 11:55 am
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The exact origin of Memorial Day is unknown, however legend tells us that during the Civil War, women of the South bedecked graves of fallen husbands, sons, fathers, and brothers in order to honor them. By April and May of 1865, Union soldiers began to observe this rite to honor their fallen comrades. Soon the […]

We’re in the news!
Friday May 18th 2007, 11:56 am
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On May 13, 2007, the Toledo Blade published an article on the collections in the Browne Popular Culture Library. Here is the article entitled, “TOMORROW’S TREASURES: Movie posters, kryptonite rocks are favorites in BGSU’s pop culture library“. Enjoy!

Trivia: Women in Westerns
Tuesday May 15th 2007, 11:56 am
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Question: “It was Grace Kelly’s first, last, and only western movie” Answer: “What is High Noon?” ******************************** From The Jeopardy Challenge: the Toughest Games from America’s Greatest Quiz Show, pop cult AG 195.T74 1992 If you would like to look at other items similar to the one above, see the BGSU Libraries Catalog with the […]

Spidey Facts
Thursday May 03rd 2007, 11:57 am
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Spider-Man 3 opens Friday, May 4! In honor of this, the BPCL has some interesting facts about Spider-Man. Did you know that… In Amazing Fantasy #18, Spider-Man battles Supercharger – the first super-powered villain he ever encountered. Previously, he had battled mostly small-time crooks. Spider-Man (Peter Parker) is a fictional Marvel Comics superhero created by […]