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Kenneth L. Brown Papers

Kenneth L. Brown was a nonviolent activist and educator for peace and justice. For 25 years, he directed the nation’s oldest peace studies program at Manchester College, serving as a consultant to peace studies programs across the country and around the world. In 2005, Brown received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Peace and …

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Kenneth L. Brown Collection
Otho Winger Collection

Otho Winger was president of Manchester College from 1911-1941. His interest in Native American history began when he was a young boy living in Grant County, near the last Indian reservation in Indiana. It was there that he first heard the stories of Little Turtle and Frances Slocum from their descendants. From 1895 to 1898, he …

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Otho Winger Collection
Manchester Plowshares

Established in 1948, the Peace Studies Institute and Program for Conflict Resolution at Manchester College pioneered the first undergraduate Peace Studies program in the United States. The Peace Studies Institute sponsors public conferences and programs for the college and community on topics related to world peace and conflict …

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Manchester Plowshares



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The Francis Slocum Trail
by Otho Winger


The history of an old Indian trail in Wabash County, Indiana. The trail is named after Frances Slocum, who was stolen at age 5 by Indians and remained with them for the rest of her life.