Photo shoot helps preserve oversized documents at the Winona History Center

Digitizing historical documents has become a routine way for archives and museums to preserve the past – especially materials that are rapidly deteriorating. For smaller items, such as photographs and letters, we have often turned to the experts at Grace College’s Morgan Library who have several ongoing digitization projects. But what about over-sized documents such … More Photo shoot helps preserve oversized documents at the Winona History Center

Reed, Alexander, and Hanlon give papers at Communitas 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Grace College held its annual student research day, which spotlights exemplary papers and projects from across the disciplines. Students, parents, and administrators gathered for this academic marketplace, which featured a launch party for the campus literary magazine and a film showing to boot. As in years past, the program included many … More Reed, Alexander, and Hanlon give papers at Communitas 2017

Kirsten Mead comments on recent internship with Gianforte campaign

Political Science major, Kirsten Mead, had the privilege of interning for Greg Gianforte’s gubernatorial campaign in Bozeman Montana this past summer. She continued the effort through the fall until election day. Here’s an excerpt from a recent story over at Grace College: “My education at Grace prepared me well for my experience in Montana,” Mead said. … More Kirsten Mead comments on recent internship with Gianforte campaign

Graduate of Grace College History Program takes part in Major Archeological Discovery in Kazakhstan

Prior to this year, references to a medieval Christian community in ancient Kazakhstan were limited to a few historical documents and stories from travelers along Asia’s famed Silk Road. All that has changed, however, thanks to a team of archeologists that included Phil Webb, a graduate of Grace College’s history program who is now working … More Graduate of Grace College History Program takes part in Major Archeological Discovery in Kazakhstan

Winona History Center Serves as Crucial Resource for the First Critical Biography of Sacred Music Giant, Homer Rodeheaver

Within America’s evangelical subculture, Christian music is a big deal. But even before the “Contemporary Christian Music” scene of the 1980s, the roots of Christian music extended back to revival songs of the nineteenth-century, southern gospel, and the youth culture of the 60s and 70s. Among these roots we find Homer Rodeheaver, who is, admittedly, anything … More Winona History Center Serves as Crucial Resource for the First Critical Biography of Sacred Music Giant, Homer Rodeheaver

Uncovering the Past at the Billy Sunday Historic Home

Prior to last week, there were roughly 15 issues of The Gospel Choir known to exist anywhere. Today, we know of 69. The Gospel Choir was a religious journal published by the Rodeheaver Company based in Chicago and Philadelphia between 1915 and 1922. The publishing firm was owned by Homer Rodeheaver, a pioneer in what … More Uncovering the Past at the Billy Sunday Historic Home

GC History and Political Science Students Present Research

Our department was well-represented at two recent research events this semester. Edward Coplin, Josh Yoder, and Drake Darrah gave talks at Communitas, Grace College’s annual student research day. Eddy’s discussed some fascinating points of intersection between open-source approaches to knowledge and Libertarian political ideology. Josh explained the transitional nature of Civil War technology and tactics. … More GC History and Political Science Students Present Research

Three Paths to the Classroom: Thoughts from Rogge Merriman

Our last post in this series spotlights Rogge Merriman, who teaches Spanish at Lakeview Middle School here in Warsaw, Indiana. During his time at Grace, Rogge was a Social Studies Education student as well as a Spanish major.     So how does he put these two disciplines together? How has his training in history … More Three Paths to the Classroom: Thoughts from Rogge Merriman