Check It Out--The Main Street Video Co-op Digital Collection

As much as I hate to admit it, I am now old enough to nostalgically reflect on the things “kids these days” know nothing about. Dial-up internet, using a friend’s landline to call home, and waiting for the weekly installment of ABC’s TGIF programming all built character and patience. A... [Read More]

Nell Shipman's Grubstake

Nell Shipman feeding a bear
One of the many characters who inhabit the collections found at the U of I Library’s Special Collections and Archives is writer, film producer, and actor Nell Shipman. She started her production company, Nell Shipman Productions, in California to make her own way in the film industry and eventually moved... [Read More]

Remember Me and Write...

Enlargement of change of address V-mail
Burton French Ellis was a University of Idaho alumnus and a career military officer. Among the books, articles, photographs, and correspondence that make up his papers in Special Collections are letters, cables, telegrams, and V-mail exchanges with his wife, Dee Dee. Letters were a vital touchstone for service people away... [Read More]

Moscow Food Co-Op

Celebrating Community Connection

November 1998 Moscow Food Co-Op Newsletter
Last year the Moscow Food Co-op celebrated fifty years of providing wholesome groceries and community connection here on the Palouse. Started in 1973 by a group of friends, the cooperative venture was heavily influenced by cultural attitudes of the time, including a desire for healthier foods, disillusionment with corporate agriculture,... [Read More]