It Came from the Archives: The Wiregrass Archives’ Oldest Photos

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly series continues with a look at some of the oldest collected photos in the Wiregrass area.

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly series continues with a look at some of the oldest collected photos in the Wiregrass area.

The Wiregrass Archives didn’t intend to collect large quantities of photographs, but we have accumulated images in many 19th-and-20th-century formats – cased photos, glass-plate negatives, “tintypes,” panoramic prints, cabinet cards, as well as hundreds of paper prints, slides and negatives.

The oldest photographs in the Wiregrass Archives collections are ambrotypes in the Michael Matthews Collection…

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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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