Tag Archives: Wiregrass

Coleman Center taking sign-ups for Fall open

February 18, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Coleman Center for Early Learning and Family Enrichment is taking applications from parents in preparation of an expected August opening.

The early learning center, which will serve children ages six weeks to 4 years old, will be housed in Coleman Hall, a new 14,000-square-foot facility currently under construction at the Dothan Campus.

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It Came from the Archives: TROY in the 1950s

January 31, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

“Selected Views of Troy State College” – An Artvue Post Card Co. Souvenir Booklet

In the mid-1950s, Artvue Post Card Company of New York published a booklet depicting ten buildings on the Troy University Campus. Artvue was founded in 1936, and in 1952 purchased the Albertype Company, which allowed it to publish Baseball Hall of…

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It Came from the Archives: Vintage Christmas cards

December 19, 2018

The Wiregrass Archives has just received a found collection (scavenged from the curb) that contains a number of Christmas cards dating from 1924 to 1958, all sent to the same Alabama resident.  With just a little bit of experience, you can see that they are fairly specific to the artwork common to their era, and…

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