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Wade Hall Collection
Mrs. Ruth Elder from Troy University will give a presentation about the Wade Hall Historical Building Postcards Exhibit, which is on display at FLPL throughout January.
The presentation will be an overview of Dr. Hall’s collection of over 25,000 vintage postcards, the creation of the postcard exhibits, and stories of the Alabama represented by these historic cards. The exhibition consists of two parts: the traveling exhibits and the digital exhibit. The Historical Buildings exhibit includes courthouses, post offices, schools, and churches throughout the state. The digital exhibit is available athttps://trojan.troy.edu/
Mrs. Ruth Elder, Troy University Cataloging Librarian, is the main researcher, writer, and organizer for the Wade Hall Postcard Traveling Exhibits. She has two masters degrees and over 35 years of library experience. She moved to Alabama in 2009 and has thoroughly enjoyed learning the history of her adopted state.