Browse Exhibits (4 total)
Journalist, politician, Richmondite, Quaker, arts-advocate—these few words barely scrape the surface of Esther Griffin White’s rich life. Notably, Esther was the first female in Indiana whose name appeared on an official election ballot. Additionally, she published The Little Paper, which was a newspaper entirely of her own production. Her opinionated writing style, along with her support for the rights of women, African Americans, and teachers led some to criticize Esther throughout her journalistic career.
Correspondence, account books, and business papers of Josiah Parker, a leading Quaker, farmer, and miller of the Rich Square community of Northampton County, North Carolina.
"Past. Present. Future. Art Rescues us from Oblivion"--Marcus Mote, January 1869
The Marcus Mote exhibit displays the research from the Ford Knight "Marcus Mote and the Quaker Aesthetic." Students and faculty researched the art of Marcus Mote and the influences of Quakerism, beliefs, and life in Indiana on his work.