Evaleen Stein, Indiana’s Rediscovered Literary Light

By Angie Klink | September 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

This is a video of my paper presentation about author, poet, and artist Evaleen Stein (1863-1923) to The Parlor Club in February 2022. The Parlor Club is a Greater Lafayette, Indiana, scholarly group founded in 1877 with members from the Purdue University sphere and the community. As a member, Evaleen was designated as the group’s […]

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Thanks to Michigan Gov. Whitmer, I stopped Self-Blaming for what I thought was My “Failure in Fuchsia”

By Angie Klink | August 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

When I read the recent New York Times story by Mattie Kahn about Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, after more than forty years, I stopped feeling shame for a presentation I made in my college freshman communication class because I chose to wear a blazer the color of fuchsia. Two bastions of the pink hue are […]

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American Writers Museum is Stellar!

By Angie Klink | May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a blogger for the new American Writers Museum, I was invited to a very special preview day. It was grand! The museum officially opens in Chicago on May 16, at 180 N. Michigan Avenue. The American Writers Museum (AWM) is the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to celebrating American writers […]

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Molly Murphy MacGregor, Godmother of National Women’s History Month

By Angie Klink | January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

All of our efforts are with the goal of making women’s lives visible, because invisibility is the number one form of bias.                                                                   […]

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Holiday Card—Going Out on Top

By Angie Klink | December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

I have written my last holiday card for Lafayette Printing Company. Graphic designer, Natalie Powell, and I have created a holiday card for Lafayette Printing since 1991—the year my first son, Jack, was born. Each card has featured a local person, place or entity. The first card we produced highlighted the gorgeous interior of the […]

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Rosie the Riveter Fundraiser

By Angie Klink | October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently hosted a fundraising party for a political candidate with a Rosie the Riveter theme. It was a hit! The invitation garnered a lot of buzz in the community and the guests had fun. It was not your typical political fundraiser! Women were encouraged to dress like Rosie. I posted pictures and posters around […]

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Angie Klink Elected to Board of National Women’s History Project

By Angie Klink | September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thank you reporter Brian Moore of the Journal and Courier for this September 6, 2016 announcement: Purdue Author Angie Klink was elected to serve a three year term with the Board of National Women’s History Project. Klink has authored numerous biographies and histories that have been published by the Purdue University Press. Most recently, “The […]

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My Betty M. Nelson Pilgrimage

By Angie Klink | September 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

In August I traveled to Virginia and West Virginia conducting research for the current book I am writing. Serendipitously, the journey for my current book collided with the experience of writing my most recently published book, The Deans’ Bible: Five Purdue Women and their Quest for Equality. Purdue Dean of Students Emerita Betty M. Nelson […]

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