Tag Archives: Wiregrass

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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Dothan Campus to host lecture on historic library program

January 29, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Troy University will play host to a lecture Feb. 18 about a key library program that gave many black Americans access to libraries.

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the lecture, “The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program” Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Sony…

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