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Military postcard exhibit headed to service academies

Kelly Reeves, the project's director, talks about the Military postcards traveling exhibit during a reception on Wednesday at the Troy Campus.

Kelly Reeves, the project's director, talks about the Military postcards traveling exhibit during a reception on Wednesday at the Troy Campus.

Troy University Libraries’ traveling exhibit, “Military Service: A History in Postcards,” will spend the next two months at two of the nation’s military academies.

The exhibit opens this week at the Nimitz Library at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. where it will be on display through Sept. 26. From there, the exhibit goes…

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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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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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