Ruth Elder, the main researcher and writer for the display will be the guest speaker. She will discuss Dr. Hallís collection of over 25,000 vintage postcards, the creation of the exhibition, and share stories of the Alabama Buildings represented in these historic postcards.
Beginning in September, the library will host the Wade Hall Traveling Postcard Exhibition which concentrates on historical buildings including courthouses, post offices, schools, and churches. These exhibits highlight cities such as Wetumpka, Montgomery, Huntsville, Birmingham, Mobile, and Tuscaloosa.
Visithttps://trojan.troy.edu/library/wadehall/to view the digital exhibit and for more information about the Wade Hall postcard collection and the traveling exhibits. The exhibits have been displayed separately in libraries and museums throughout the state since February 2017 and will continue their journey until December 2019.
The Friends of the Wetumpka Library (FOWL) has meetings which feature speakers that have something to do with the world of books or local interest. Past Speakers have included Rheta Grimsley Johnson, Carolyn Haines, Lexi George, Steve Flowers, Leslie Bailey, Kathryn Tucker Windham, Deborah Ford, Julia Spencer-Fleming, JoAnn Ross , Rob Dalby and Julia Oliver just to name a few! Meetings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.