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.
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…
Troy University Dothan Campus students, upcoming graduates, alumni and the public are encouraged to “Find the Job You’ll Love” by attending the annual 2020 Valentine’s Day Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
The Career Fair hours will be 9 a.m. to noon in the Harrison Room in Malone Hall on the Dothan Campus.
The Great Depression had ravaged the United States for years when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated president on March 4, 1933. His New Deal resulted in passage of 16 landmark bills in the first ever “Hundred Days” that ended on June 16.
On that 100th day, Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act, one…