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This month, two collections are featured on the OCLC website. The featured collections for November are Native American Language Materials from the University of St. Thomas Digital Collections, and Robert F. Kennedy Indianapolis May 1968 Collection from the Indiana Historical Society.
University of St. Thomas
English and Dakota service book being parts of the Book of Common Prayer set forth for use in the missionary jurisdiction of Niobrara. Contains selections from the Book of Common Prayer and liturgical rites of the Episcopal Church. Dakota translation by Hinman and Cook, with English on opposite pages, numbered in duplicate. Date of original, 1875.The collection includes early texts published in Native American languages consisting of traditional religious material translated by frontier missionaries.
Indiana Historical Society
Senator Robert F. Kennedy declared his candidacy for president on March 16, 1968. In April and early May, he made many campaign stops in Indiana. On May 4, he visited several Indianapolis neighborhoods, including one at 21st and Harding streets depicted in these photos taken by Katherine “Katie” Palmer. This visit was exactly midway between the dates of two tragic events: On April 4, Kennedy spoke to an Indianapolis crowd that had just learned of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Kennedy was killed a month later on June 5.