Visit the Central Library to see "Military Service: A History in Postcards"
Memorial Day 2022 will be observed on Monday, May 30. Show your appreciation for the United States' military heroes by dropping by the first floor of the Central Library, 2201 Park Place in downtown Birmingham, to see our display, "Military Service: A History in Postcards."
Drawn from a donated collection 26,000 postcards, Troy University's collection contains 1,500 historic postcards dating from 1903—1966, representing all military branches.
See the personal stories of service members as told through postcards spanning decades at the Central Library.
This exhibit is sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Alliance, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Troy University.
By Jiemin Fan|Central Library Citizen Services Department
Check out some of the postcards in the display below.