Tag Archives: history

Award-winning educator Kevin M. Levin to deliver McPherson-Mitchell Lecture at TROY

February 13, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Award-winning educator and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. in Claudia Crosby Theatre at Troy University’s Troy Campus.

Levin is the author of “Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth,” a book exploring the claims that black Americans…

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Dothan Campus to host lecture on historic library program

January 29, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Troy University will play host to a lecture Feb. 18 about a key library program that gave many black Americans access to libraries.

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the lecture, “The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program” Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Sony…

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Wiregrass Archives co-sponsoring historian’s Dothan speech

September 19, 2019
By Claudia Harris

Notable African Americans from Alabama will be featured in a speech by prominent Alabama historian Dr. Richard Bailey on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the G.W. Carver Interpretive Museum in Dothan.

Bailey’s program, based on his book titled “They Too Call Alabama Home: African American Profiles, 1800-1999,” is part of the Draughon Seminars in State and…

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