The Raider Forties recounts the experiences of a group of young men who attended Middle Tennessee State College prior to World War II--ten of whom left to serve in the military. It traces the lives of those who returned and commemorates those who...
Male college students; Military cadets; Military education; Veterans--Education; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
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
Clips from an oral history with Jerry Gaither, a former Tennessee educator. Gaither shares his memories of the Second Army of Tennessee maneuvers and campus life after World War II, particularly in relation to the G.I. Bill
Veterans--Housing; Veterans--Education; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
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
Raymond Nunley, with daughters Diane and Sandra at their Vet Village residence. Vet Village included housing for families of veterans and married students. This image is from the Midlander yearbook, 1956
Student housing; Veterans--Housing; Families; Veterans--Education; Middle Tennessee State College
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