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It Came from the Archives: Wiregrass women’s clubs

Dr. Marty Olliff celebrates Women's History Month with a look at the history of women's groups in the Wiregrass.

Dr. Marty Olliff celebrates Women's History Month with a look at the history of women's groups in the Wiregrass.

The women’s club movement in the U.S. began in the 1890s and was closely associated with the New Woman of the Progressive Era though the movement lasted well into the post-World War II era. It continues today.

Local women – from the elite in the white community and fewer but more broadly based among African-Americans…

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It Came from the Archives: A Wiregrass Baseball Legend

Troy University's Wiregrass Archives features the scrapbook of Wiregrass baseball legend Leroy Barkley.

Troy University's Wiregrass Archives features the scrapbook of Wiregrass baseball legend Leroy Barkley.

The Wiregrass Archives at Troy University’s Dothan Campus serves as a community archives and research center for about 30 counties in the Wiregrass area of Alabama, Georgia and Florida. It identifies, preserves and makes available to researchers and the public at large records and papers of enduring value from organizations, businesses and individuals in that…

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