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Rick McCarty PTSD Drawings

View the library's collection of pencil drawings by Vietnam War veteran Rick McCarty (1950-2012). 
 
In 1999, Rick McCarty of Mt. Vernon, Indiana, turned to art to heal the psychological wounds from his combat experiences in Vietnam in 1971. Like many fellow veterans, McCarty suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a …

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Rick McCarty PTSD Drawings

Nina Talbot, Veterans

View a selection of paintings that merge elements of oral history with art, created by New York artist Nina Talbot.

 

"These paintings are the unseen, expressive counterpart to the history of the Vietnam War. The paintings contain the individual and the war they served in, resulting in a portrait that reflects how a soldier’s identity …

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Nina Talbot, Veterans

North Vietnamese Propaganda Posters

The Department of Special Collections houses a small collection of North Vietnamese wartime propaganda posters, which were produced around 1972 by various artists. They are presented here for educational use only.  According to Joel Montague and Nora Taylor, in the April 1997 issue of Vietnam magazine, "While much is known about the …

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North Vietnamese Propaganda Posters

Digital Wisteriana

View photographs, drawings, manuscript essays, and correspondence from our local history collections.

 

Correspondence of Owen Wister

 

Letters from Owen Wister (1860-1938), the author of "The Virginian," to a variety of people, including many to George Lorimer, the former editor of the famed "Saturday Evening Post."

 

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Digital Wisteriana

Vietnam Generation Journal

Published between 1989 and 1996, the Vietnam Generation Journal and its accompanying newsletter served as a premier source of essays, artwork, poetry and other materials for the field of Vietnam War studies. When the journal ceased publication, the Vietnam Generation archives were sent to the Connelly Library Department of Special …

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Vietnam Generation Journal

About the collections



Welcome to Digital Collections. This site features unique selections from the Department of Special Collections in the Connelly Library of La Salle University.

Special Collections houses a diverse range of materials, from 15th century illuminated devotionals to subject collections treating contemporary social issues. Our Digital Collections web resource aims to highlight our visual collections and make that content freely available online.

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