Tag Archives: Wiregrass

Wiregrass Archives looking to preserve social history of COVID-19

March 27, 2020
By Greg Phillips

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is a global historical event that continues to play out and affect our lives.

While news reports focus on the wide-scale issues caused by the pandemic, Troy University’s Wiregrass Archives is looking to the public for help preserving the day-to-day history of this ongoing crisis and its effects on everyday life.

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Dothan Campus presents Teacher’s Fair April 7

March 10, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Dothan Campus will host a Teacher’s Fair on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 9-11 a.m.

The fair will be held in Malone Hall’s Harrison Room.

Educators, alumni or individuals interested in a career in education are welcome to attend.

 “This is a great opportunity for our students, alumni and educators…

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It Came from the Archives: The tale of World War 2 newspaper ‘The Dixie’

February 28, 2020
By Dr. Marty Olliff

In 2015, the Wiregrass Archives received a collection of newspapers published by the 31st “Dixie” Infantry Division beginning with issue 1, dated Jan. 10, 1941, and ending with issue 46, dated Nov. 24, 1941.  Only issue 35 is missing.

A search of library and archival catalogs reveals no other holding of this camp newspaper.

The…

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