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    • Cadet 2nd Lieutenant receiving an award

    • 1966-05-10
    • Cadet 2nd Lt. Paul W. Landers of Murfreesboro receiving an award on May 10, 1966. He received the "Superior Cadet Award" for the junior class, presented by Dean Firman Cunningham, head of the School of Business and Industry at Middle Tennessee...
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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
    • War Bond Rally : E.R. Riley

    • 1943-08-18
    • Jiu-jutsu demonstration with E.R. Riley and Passanisi at the War Bond Rally in Murfreesboro. During WWII, Murfreesboro was the sight of both training of troops and widespread support of the war effort. In addition to the army units that were...
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College
    • War Bond Rally : Dorothy Gracey

    • 1943-08-18
    • Dorothy Gracey, a daughter of one of the professors, spills Spojes during a jiu-jutsu demonstration at the War Bond Rally in Murfreesboro. During WWII, Murfreesboro was the sight of both training of troops and widespread support of the war...
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Women; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Joe B. Jackson

    • 1948-1949
    • Joe B. Jackson of the Class of 1948-1949 served as mayor of Murfreesboro from 1982-1998
    • Jackson, Joe B., 1921-2008; Mayors; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State College;
    • College Training Detachment : Class 43-C-7

    • 1940-1944?
    • Written on the front: "Class 43-C-7, 11th College Training Detachment, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Lively photo."
    • Military education; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Mid-State Flight School

    • 1960-1969?
    • Bobby Ealy, Priscilla Ann Phillips, and Miller Lanier standing near a plane at the Mid-State Flight School in Murfreesboro, TN
    • Flight schools; Flight training; Airplanes
    • Wilmoth D. Bowdoin

    • 1950-1969?
    • Dr. Wilmoth D. Bowdoin at Middle Tennessee State College. Bowdoin was an education professor from 1948 to 1972 and the first Dean of the School of Education. His wife, Ruth Bowdoin, was the director of curriculum for the Murfreesboro City Schools,...
    • Bowdoin, Wilmoth D.; Teacher educators; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Orchestra, 1914-15

    • 1914-1915
    • The 1914-15 orchestra. Written on the back: "The first orchestra organized at 'Middle Tennessee State Normal,' Murfreesboro, by Miss E. Mae Saunders. Year 1914-1915. [Maira] Jackson - age 18 years, middle row, 2nd from left"
    • Orchestra; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • MTSN Panoramic, 1924

    • 1924
    • A panoramic of the Middle Tennessee State Normal students and faculty in 1924. Buildings from left to right: Rutledge Hall, Tom Jackson Building (barely visible), Kirksey Old Main (center), and Jones Hall. Written on front: "Middle Tennessee State...
    • College students; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • E. Mai Saunders

    • 1950-1959?
    • E. Mai Saunders began teaching music at Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1911 and retired in 1955. She served on two faculty committees, public programs and schedules, from 1946 to 1956. She was Assistant Professor of Music and later...
    • Saunders, E. Mai; Music teachers; Music--Instruction and study; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Blue Raider

    • 1950-1959?
    • "Blue Raider" in a parade; the procession is passing the James K. Polk Hotel on Highway 41 (Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN)
    • School mascots; Parades; Middle Tennessee State College
    • "Selects site for normal school"

    • 1910-2-11
    • After deliberations over seven locations for the school, the Tennessee Board of Education decides to purchase land in Murfreesboro to build Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Middle Tennessee State Normal School;
    • MacArthur visit, after the ceremony

    • 1951-04-30
    • Photograph taken after the ceremony celebrating General Douglas MacArthur's 1951 visit to Middle Tennessee State College; his second wife Jean Faircloth MacArthur was a former resident of Murfreesboro and attended Soule College for Women
    • MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Generals; Middle Tennessee State College
    • MacArthur visit, photographers

    • 1951-04-30
    • Photograph of the media at General Douglas MacArthur's 1951 visit to Middle Tennessee State College; his second wife Jean Faircloth MacArthur was a former resident of Murfreesboro and attended Soule College for Women
    • MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Generals; Middle Tennessee State College
    • MacArthur visit

    • 1951-04-30
    • Photograph of General Douglas MacArthur's 1951 visit to Middle Tennessee State College; his second wife Jean Faircloth MacArthur was a former resident of Murfreesboro and graduated from Soule College for Women
    • MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Generals; Middle Tennessee State College
    • War bond rally : College Training Detachment

    • 1943-08
    • Group of students in the 11th College Training Detachment at a war bond rally in Murfreesboro
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects; World War, 1939-1945--Finance; Middle Tennessee State College

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