by Joel Webster, Special Collections Student Assistant The history of the Second World War is filled with heroes, despair, and tragedy. Much has been written on those trying times and yet there are many tales yet to be told. One is the story of Mary Catherine Lyne, a 1940 graduate of Madison College.
By Lindsey Wood, Graduate Student Now Available in Special Collections! The Audie Scott Tilghman Papers, 1925-1930. Audie Tilghman was a student here in 1926-1927, and her collection consists primarily of letters she wrote home to her family in Norfolk about her time at what was then called the State Teachers College in Harrisonburg. In light of graduation, Special Collections is publishing one of her letters, that describes how she and her friends were creating white caps for the graduation ceremony.