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Professor’s new book features art from TROY colleague

The book by Dr. Allen Jones focuses on a misunderstood medieval figure, Gregory of Tours.

The book by Dr. Allen Jones focuses on a misunderstood medieval figure, Gregory of Tours.

After years of work and decades of research, Dr. Allen Jones has a new book on the shelves that features cover art from a Troy University colleague.

“Death and Afterlife in the Pages of Gregory of Tours” is the second book authored by Jones, Chair of the History and Philosophy Department at TROY, and sheds…

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It Came from the Archives: Private Hardy F. Scarborough, 1832-1864

Dr. Marty Olliff looks through the Wiregrass Archives to tell the story of a Civil War veteran.

Dr. Marty Olliff looks through the Wiregrass Archives to tell the story of a Civil War veteran.

The Wiregrass Archives has only one collection directly relating to the U.S. Civil War – the Jerrie Watson Bass Collection, record group 18, donated in 2003.

Ms. Bass was one of her extended family historians.  In addition to allowing us to scan photographs of her male relatives who served in World War 1, World War…

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

Author and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at the Troy Campus on Feb. 19.

Author and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at the Troy Campus on Feb. 19.

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

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the first in the 2020 Spring Lecture Series at the Dothan Campus.

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the first in the 2020 Spring Lecture Series at the Dothan Campus.

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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