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Military service is focus of Troy University Libraries’ new postcard exhibit

A postcard from the new exhibit depicts troops training with anti-aircraft weaponry at Camp Carrabelle, Florida, which was active from 1942-1946.

A postcard from the new exhibit depicts troops training with anti-aircraft weaponry at Camp Carrabelle, Florida, which was active from 1942-1946.

A new project of the Troy University Libraries is tracing the history of military service from 1903 through 1966 through postcards.

Consisting of a traveling exhibit and an online component, the project, “Military Service: A History in Postcards,” features postcard images from the Wade Hall Postcard Collection held by Troy University Libraries and is made…

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Troy University Libraries receive gift in memory of John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon and Georgia Congressman John R. Lewis, a Pike County native, passed away in July.

Civil Rights Icon and Georgia Congressman John R. Lewis, a Pike County native, passed away in July.

The Troy University Libraries have received a $5,000 donation from Constellation, an Exelon Company, in memory of civil rights icon and Congressman John R. Lewis.

Lewis, who was born in Pike County and often referred to as “The Boy from Troy” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died on July 17 at age 80. He…

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Art exhibit opening to kick off Troy University’s NEA Big Read events on March 5

Troy University selected the book

Troy University selected the book "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine as the focus of its NEA Big Read events.

Troy University will kick off its National Endowment for the Arts Big Read activities with the opening of the art exhibit, “Dismiss the Divide – Citizen: An American Lyric,” at the University’s Rosa Parks Museum at 6 p.m. on March 5.

The exhibit, a collaboration between students from Montgomery’s Jefferson Davis High School and students…

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Troy University library one of 50 chosen to host ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ exhibit

 

Troy University’s library is one of 50 U.S. libraries selected to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum that examines the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.

The touring library exhibition — based on…

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