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    • 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : campus experiences

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses her time as a student at the Normal School. Hall recounts a few of her experiences, including the construction of Old Main and a few other buildings. Hall had to live across the street because the dormitories were full. Chapel...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; College buildings; College students; College teachers;
    • "Buchanan Dramatic Club is Cultural Influence on Campus"

    • 1936-06-05
    • Frank Jones, a twenty-five year veteran at the State Teacher's College, wrote this short history of the beginnings of the Buchanan Dramatic Club in 1936. He discusses the nature of the club's first plays and follows the club's evolution over the...
    • Drama; Theater; Buchanan, Rebecca J.; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College--Faculty; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: first teaching job

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses her first teaching job after World War I in a one-teacher school house. Hall had two years of college work prior to taking the job. She taught twenty-five students from first to eighth grade. One of her students was "Red" Owens,...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Educators; Education; School buildings;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Dean of Women duties

    • 1980-1989?
    • Miss Mary Hall discusses a difficult time she had during World War II, when she was Dean of Women at Middle Tennessee State. Hall had to dismiss a girl from her dorm for having an affair with a local doctor, at the request of the doctor's wife
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Women college administrators; Women college students; Student housing; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Chautauqua

    • 1980-1989?
    • Hall discusses what students did for fun when she was a student at the Normal School. Her discussion includes Chatauqua and having season tickets to the programs.
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; College students; Recreation
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : World War I

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses what life was like during World War I, including saying goodbye to soldiers at the train station and working with her mother for the Red Cross
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; World War, 1914-1918; American Association of the Red Cross
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Hall's successor

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses leaving her position as Dean of Women to return to the classroom and the search for someone to replace her in the role of Dean of Women. Hall tells of recommending Mrs. Felder, whose position as head of the USO in Smyrna was...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Deans of women; College administrators; Education; United Service Organizations (U.S.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: GIs return in 1946

    • 1980-1989?
    • In Fall 1946, over a thousand people returned to the college, including Mary Hall and former GIs under the GI Bill. Hall discusses the difference in the students who returned from the Army: they were settled and better students.
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Veterans--Education; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : library advocacy

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses the state offering a $10 match to purchase new library books in each school system, if the school systems would also put forward $10. There was surprising opposition by school leaders who did not believe in using books other...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Library resources; Academic libraries
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : new job, etc.

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses Dr. Waller, the head of the Education department on campus, the Training School (also known as Campus School), some of her former students, teaching, and her new position in the State department
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Education; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College. Campus School;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Dean of Women

    • 1980-1989?
    • Miss Mary Hall discusses who was on campus during the war and how she became the Dean of Women, a brand-new position
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Deans of women; Women; Middle Tennessee State Teachers 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;
    • American Negro

    • 1968-03-18
    • Discusses equality and sense of belonging in America
    • African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights--United States; Racism--United States; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: East Main Street entrance

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses how Middle Tennessee got an entrance at East Main Street. President Cope had meetings with teachers and asked what he could do to help them. One physical education teacher requested a front entrance, and President Cope went out...
    • Roads; Streets; Middle Tennessee State College
    • MTSU to lead drive for Viet Nam support

    • 1965-12-07
    • MTSU's student body president coordinated a Vietnam support petition which was circulated at other Tennessee colleges and universities. The article also discusses a student body president meeting to be held in Nashville to present the petitions to...
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Petitions; College students--Political activity; Middle Tennessee State University

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