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
Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about the war and the Allied invasion of Europe; the President of the college, Q.M. Smith; members of the College Training...
Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College