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    • Fiftieth convocation salutes past and present

    • 1961-11-22
    • The text of the invocation and introductory speech given at Middle Tennessee State's 50th anniversary convocation on November 14, which honored alumni, faculty, and students
    • Anniversaries; College administrators; College teachers; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Phi Epsilon was first MTSU chartered frat

    • 1968-02-19
    • This issue of Sidelines focused on fraternities at MTSU. The article discusses the first MTSU fraternity, Phi Epsilon, and the activities they had participated in and awards they had won. Includes pictures of David Kious, the president of Phi...
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • MTSU Greek history traced

    • 1968-02-19
    • Traces MTSU's Greek system, particularly relating to the fraternities, back to 1961. Also discusses policies set by the Inter-Fraternity Council and Rush Orientation
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Board Named to Select New President"

    • 1968-05-16
    • After President Quill E. Cope's resignation, a board had to be named to find his successor. This newspaper clipping includes quotes from Cope's resignation speech. Cope was the fourth MTSU president; he was leaving MTSU to return to teaching at the...
    • Cope, Quill Evan; Resignation; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Suffrage workers at MTN in 1918

    • 1969-04-27
    • This image is from the April 27, 1969 edition of the Daily News Journal
    • Women--Suffrage; Middle Tennessee State Normal School;
    • Harry Patillo oral history

    • 2000-02-15
    • Harry Patillo in his Army Air Forces uniform. The audio clip is part of an oral history interview with Patillo. He shares his memories of life as a young boy on campus when he was a kindergartener at Campus School, Middle Tennessee State Normal...
    • Schoolboys; School children; Kindergarten; Laboratory schools; Middle Tennessee State Normal School. Campus School; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Len Blaylock oral history

    • 2002-06-18
    • An oral history interview with Len Blaylock, who was an officer in the 11th College Training Detachment (CTD) stationed at Middle Tennessee State College during World War II. He discusses how the CTD's presence affected campus life as well as life...
    • Victory gardens; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Depressions--1929; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • John Harris oral history

    • 2000-05-09
    • An oral history with John Harris, director of Middle Tennessee State University's Disabled Student Services. Harris shares his memories of his experiences as a student and campus life for disabled students in particular at Middle Tennessee State...
    • College students; People with visual disabilities; People with disabilities; Race relations; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Bertha Chrietzberg oral history

    • 2000-07-31
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Bertha Chrietzberg, an MTSU health, physical education, and recreation instructor during the 1960s and 1970s. Chrietzberg shares memories of campus life during the 1960s and 1970s.
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Race relations; Physical education and training; Dress codes; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Cliff Gillespie oral history

    • 2000-07-12
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Cliff Gillespie, Associate Vice-President of Enrollment Management at MTSU. Gillespie shares his memories and anecdotes of campus life during the 1960s, particularly those relating to race relations, student...
    • College students; Race relations; Student government; Kappa Sigma Fraternity; Greek letter societies; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Mary Scales oral history

    • 2000-08-25
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Mary Scales, the first full-time African-American professor at MTSU. Scales shares her memories of campus life as an African-American graduate student at MTSU during the 1960s, the MTSU Upward Bound program, race...
    • College preparation programs; African American college teachers; African Americans; Race relations; Segregation; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Jane Tucker Maxwell oral history

    • 2002-02-20
    • Jane Maxwell Tucker witnessed the impact of World War II on campus life during her years as a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Women college students; Dormitories; College sports; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Phyllis Hickerson Washington oral history

    • 2000-06-02
    • Oral history excerpts of Phyllis Hickerson Washington, who participated in MTSU's Upward Bound Program as a high school student. Washington shares her memories of the Upward Bound Program, campus life and race relations as an MTSU student, and her...
    • High school students; College preparation programs; African American college students; Race relations; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Sylvester Brooks oral history

    • 2000-09-30
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Sylvester Brooks, a progressive African-American MTSU student during the 1960s. Brooks shares his memories of MTSU campus life as a minority student during the turbulent 1960s and his advocacy of civil rights
    • African Americans; African American college students; Segregation; Race relations; Civil Rights; Student government; Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877;
    • Judy Smith oral history

    • 2000-09-12
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Judy Smith, former Dean of Women and Associate Dean of Students at MTSU. Smith shares her memories of her administrative positions at MTSU during the 1960s and 1970s, specifically in relation to gender rules
    • Women college students; Deans of women; Women college administrators; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Jim Free oral history

    • 2000-07-20
    • An oral history excerpt of Jim Free, political lobbyist and both Congressional Liason and Deputy Campaign Manager for the Carter administration. Free shares his memories of student life and race relations on the MTSU campus during the 1960s
    • Student government; Race relations; African American college students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • J.O. Gist oral history

    • 2000-10-30
    • Excerpts of an oral history with J.O. Gist, an MTSU alumnus and former business office employee. Gist shares his memories of campus life during the 1940s and 1960s
    • College students; Greek letter societies; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Olivia Woods oral history

    • 2001-06-19
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Olivia Woods, the first African-American student at Middle Tennessee State University. Woods shares her memories of attending college at MTSU as both an undergraduate and a graduate student during the 1960s and 1970s
    • African Americans; African American college students; African American graduate students; Race relations; Women college students; Dress codes; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Burns P. Phillips, Jr. oral history

    • 2001-09-04
    • An oral history excerpt of Burns Phillips, a veteran and former mathematics professor at MTSU. Phillips shares information about Vet Village.
    • Veterans--Education; Veterans--Housing; United States. Veterans' Benefits; World War, 1939-1945; Student housing; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College

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