Excerpts of an oral history with Robert Corlew, former History Department Chair at MTSC and MTSU. Corlew shares his memories of teaching history, women's issues, race relations, and integration on campus
College students; Women--Education; College integration; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State University
Two stories: one about Omaha Beach and the other about Hitler's hide-a-way. World War II service experiences of State College veterans Earl Glover and Robert H. Garrison. Glover was involved in the capture of Berchtesgaden, Germany, where Hitler's...
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Berchtesgaden (Germany)--History; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945;
James Robert Abernathy, or Bob Abernathy, is best known for his service as ambassador for Middle Tennessee State University. He made more than 2,500 speaking appearances in 21 states throughout the course of his career at the university. Abernathy...
Abernathy, James Robert; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
The 1965 relay team. Track began at the university in 1955, and it was the first sport integrated on campus. Robert Mallard, the African American student shown here, was the first African American athlete at MTSU
Relay racing; Track and field; African American athletes; College integration; College sports; Middle Tennessee State University
Horace Jones was the son of the first president of Middle Tennessee State Normal School, Robert Lee Jones. Horace was the first Bursar (1911) and later a mathematics professor, an athletic recruiter, and a member of the athletic administration....
Jones, Horace Grady; College administrators; Mathematics teachers; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
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