University Libraries’ New Exhibit Highlights Downtown Muncie Heydays

Stillmans Storefront in Muncie, IndianaMuncie’s downtown was once a place where you could always go to shop, get a bite to eat, or take in a show.  Come revisit those days of a vibrant Muncie downtown and see “Everything Is Waiting For You, Downtown”: Muncie Stores and Storefronts, 1920-1970, our new exhibit in Archives and Special Collections on the 2nd floor of Bracken Library from October 28, 2013 to January 3, 2014.

The display draws from several prominent photograph collections housed in the Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections and also available on the University Libraries Digital Media Repository (  Featured
collections are Otto Sellers, Spurgeon Green, and W.A. Swift, as well as the Muncie and Delaware County Historic Photographs Collection.

For more information on the exhibit, contact Archives and Special Collections at 765-285-5078 or email


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