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TROY Libraries’ traveling military postcard exhibit debuts at Air University

Left to right are: Kelly Reeves, project director, Air University Library Director Alisha Miles and Jeff Simpson with the Air University Library.

Left to right are: Kelly Reeves, project director, Air University Library Director Alisha Miles and Jeff Simpson with the Air University Library.

A Troy University Libraries traveling exhibit that traces the history of military service through postcards has landed at Maxwell Air Force Base.

The exhibit, “Military Service: A History in Postcards,” will be displayed at Air University’s Fairchild Library Building at Maxwell through April 29, marking the traveling exhibit’s first public showing.

The exhibit features postcard…

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Puckett honored with Troy University’s Book Token Award

Dr. Chris Shaffer (right) presents Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, with the University's Book Token Award for his support of the library.

Dr. Chris Shaffer (right) presents Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, with the University's Book Token Award for his support of the library.

Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, has been honored with Troy University’s Book Token Award for the support he has demonstrated for the University’s libraries.

The award recognizes faculty who provide service to and support of Troy University Libraries, according to Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of libraries. The award had been presented periodically in the…

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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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