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Bruce Cheadle Documents are Digitized and Online
Published: June 6, 2016.
Documents from the life and times of Lockport resident Bruce Cheadle (1897-1990) give a personal look at what family life was like in the 19th and 20th centuries in Lockport. They have been digitized and are available online. Cheadle dedicated his life [MORE

Scholarship on Display at Lewis University
Published: May 2, 2016.
More than 300 Lewis University undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty showcased their scholarly work and creative endeavors April 14 during the Fifth Annual Lewis University Celebration of Scholarship. Accepted Celebration of Scholarship [MORE

Lewis University Alumna’s Internship Digs into Lockport History
Published: February 10, 2016.
What does a Lewis University graduate do with an old wagon wheel, business documents, photographs and a clock? She organizes them and prepares the historical items for the Lewis University History Center’s Adelmann Regional History Collection. Joliet [MORE

Austring Named Lockport Woman’s Club/ Pat Darin Intern
Published: January 25, 2016.
Lewis University senior Lexi Austring of Standish, Maine, is spending her spring semester processing, organizing, and transcribing hand written letters from World War II as part of the Lockport Woman’s Club/Pat Darin Internship. “It is really exciting [MORE

Joliet Prison Photo Exhibit Showcases Work of Lewis University Student
Published: January 25, 2016.
What to do with an architecturally and culturally significant prison that has been unused for over a decade? This is the question at the heart of two exhibits that are coming to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Gaylord Building. “Unlocking [MORE