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    • Biloxi Blues : a Performance That Works

    • 1993-04-15
    • A positive review of the Drama Department's production of Biloxi Blues, a play by Neil Simon about a soldier in an Army training camp during World War II
    • United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; Drama; Theater; 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
    • Talking With... : drama production

    • 1986
    • A program for the Jane Martin play "Talking With...," a collection of monologues. Performed on November 17, 1986 by the MTSU Dramatic Department
    • Drama; Theater; 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
    • "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
    • Terry Weeks, 1988 National Teacher of the Year

    • 1988-4-12
    • An editorial in support of Terry Weeks winning the 1988 National Teacher of the Year Award
    • Social science teachers; Middle school teachers; Central Middle School (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
    • Weeks' starting salary protested

    • 1989-4-12
    • A Sidelines article about an MTSU faculty organization filing a complaint "charging that the hiring of Terry Weeks, 1988 National Teacher of the Year, was inconsistent with faculty policy"
    • College teachers; College teachers--Selection and appointment; College teachers--Salaries, etc.; 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
    • "Kennedy 'dissents' to 12,000 at Vanderbilt"

    • 1968-03-28
    • A review of a speech given by Robert Kennedy at Vanderbilt in March of 1968, taken from MTSU's Sidelines Newspaper
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968; Presidential candidates; IMPACT Symposium (Vanderbilt University); Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • "It's getting 'drafty' here"

    • 1967-11-07
    • Provides details of how MTSU's Graduate School would be affected by the new draft law
    • Draft; United States. Selective Service System; Graduate students; Women; Veterans--Education; Council of Graduate Schools in the United States; 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
    • Wearing letters other than "T" violates rule

    • 1957-10-06
    • Students at MTSC could face action from the Associated Student Body if they wore the letters of other schools on their clothing
    • Schools--Insignia; College sports; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Alberta Sandell McCrary oral history

    • 2006-05-03
    • A clip of an oral history with Alberta McCrary, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the 1940s. McCrary shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on campus during the 1940s.
    • World War, 1939-1945; Women; Women college students; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • 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
    • Jane Kittrell Ogles oral history

    • 2005-09-14
    • An oral history excerpt with Jane Kittrell Ogles, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during World War II. She is pictured on the far right of the photograph. Ogles shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on...
    • Women college students; Military cadets; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Dean Hayes oral history

    • 2003-10-14
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Dean Hayes, track coach for Middle Tennessee State University. Hayes shares memories of coaching experiences, race relations, women's issues, and general athletics at the university.
    • Coaches (Athletics); Coaching (Athletics); Track and field; Race relations; Racism; College integration; School mascots; Athletic fields; People with visual disabilities; People with disabilities; Women; Women college students; Middle Tennessee...
    • Murfreesboro State

    • 1941-01-23
    • An editorial describing problems with changing the school's name to Tennessee State; the writer decided that "Murfreesboro State" would be the best option
    • Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Universities and colleges--Names
    • Vera Covington oral history

    • 1999-11-18
    • Clips from an oral history with Vera Covington, a student at Middle Tennessee from 1931 to 1951. Covington shares her memories of campus life and her experiences in the elementary education program supervised by former MTSC professor Miss Mary Hall
    • College students; Teachers--Training of; Teaching; Teachers; Teacher educators; Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Xi State (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Oakley Jennings oral history

    • 2007-03
    • Excerpt of an oral history with Oakley Jennings, a veteran who attended Middle Tennessee State College on the GI Bill after World War II and chemistry/physics professor at the university. Jennings shares his memories of campus life as a...
    • College students; Male college students; Veterans--Education; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College

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