Troy University Libraries will hold a series of events this week in recognition of Banned Books Week.
Banned Books Week is an annual event of the American Libraries Association that brings together the entire book community, including librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers of all types in shared support of the freedom to seek,…
The Troy University Library will present a free teacher workshop on April 12 to better equip educators to teach students about the Holocaust.
Held in conjunction with the library’s visiting exhibit, “Americans and the Holocaust,” the workshop will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Troy Campus Library located in Wallace Hall….
On Sept. 24, 1945, at 2:05 p.m., Atlantic Coast Line train “Extra 452 West” from Dothan collided headlong into ACL “Second 180 East,” killing the 452’s engineer, James A. Mangum of Montgomery, and injuring 16 others.
Tom Solomon, a resident of Headland, employee of the ACL, and “well known railroad artist and train enthusiast” owned…
Troy University’s Troy Campus 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 —…