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Due to COVID-19 and social distancing restrictions, the Butler University Founder's Day exhibit—usually on display in the Irwin Library atrium-- is now available digitally. This curated exihibit will walk you through the history of Butler beginning with the University's founding as North Western Christian University. Figures such as Gertrude Mahorney, Emma Lou Thornbrough, Eliza Blaker, and more, are featured specifically for their work as social pioneers in the Butler community. Please enjoy this selection of photographs, sketches, and paintings that celebrate pivotal moments in the creation of the Butler Way. 

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