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  • Coverage: 1960-1969
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    • Bob Abernathy

    • 1960-1969?
    • 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
    • Robert Abernathy

    • 1962-1969?
    • Photograph of Robert Abernathy, who became the director of Field Services in 1962, which is now part of Continuing Education
    • Abernathy, Robert; Education; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Murfree Hall : library

    • 1927-1967?
    • Murfree Hall, the original campus library, located on the site of the present-day Peck Hall. Murfree Hall was designed by C.K. Colley and built in 1927
    • Academic libraries; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Todd Library : winter, 1960s

    • 1960-1969
    • Todd Library in the winter, 1960s. Originally built in 1958; Wheeler, architect
    • Academic libraries; College buildings; Winter; Middle Tennessee State College; 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
    • Olivia Woods oral history

    • 2001-06-19
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Olivia Woods, the first African-American student at Middle Tennessee State University. Woods shares her memories of attending college at MTSU as both an undergraduate and a graduate student during the 1960s and 1970s
    • African Americans; African American college students; African American graduate students; Race relations; Women college students; Dress codes; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Sylvester Brooks oral history

    • 2000-09-30
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Sylvester Brooks, a progressive African-American MTSU student during the 1960s. Brooks shares his memories of MTSU campus life as a minority student during the turbulent 1960s and his advocacy of civil rights
    • African Americans; African American college students; Segregation; Race relations; Civil Rights; Student government; Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877;
    • Agriculture building

    • 1968?
    • The Stark Agribusiness and Agriscience Center was built in 1968. The architects were Yearwood and Johnson, and the contractor was Cartwright
    • Agriculture--Study and teaching; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Fiftieth anniversary convocation program

    • 1961-11-14
    • Program and accompanying audio clips from a special convocation held in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Anniversaries; Alma maters (Songs); Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Fiftieth convocation salutes past and present

    • 1961-11-22
    • The text of the invocation and introductory speech given at Middle Tennessee State's 50th anniversary convocation on November 14, which honored alumni, faculty, and students
    • Anniversaries; College administrators; College teachers; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Fiftieth anniversary of MTSC

    • 1961
    • Photograph of Middle Tennessee State College's 50th anniversary ceremony
    • Anniversaries; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Saunders Fine Arts Building

    • 1959-1969?
    • Saunders Fine Arts Building was built in 1959 (Wheeler, architect; Melson, contractor). Named in honor of E. Mai Saunders who began teaching music at Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1911 and retired from the institution in 1955.
    • Arts facilities; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Baseball game

    • 1943-1964?
    • A baseball game with spectators in the bleachers and spectators sitting around the concession area--and some seeking refuge from the sun under a tree. The dairy farm is in the background.
    • Ball games; Baseball; Sports spectators; Baseball fields; Athletic fields; Dairy barns; Dairy farms; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Nathaniel Craig Beasley

    • 1955-1961?
    • N.C. Beasley served in administrative roles from 1927-1961, including Dean-Registrar, Academic Dean, and Dean of Admissions
    • Beasley, Nathaniel Craig; College administrators; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • 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
    • Horse Science bus

    • 1965-1969?
    • Photograph of the Middle Tennessee State University Horse Science bus
    • Buses; Transportation; School field trips; Horse industry--Study and teaching; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Dean Hayes oral history

    • 2003-10-14
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Dean Hayes, track coach for Middle Tennessee State University. Hayes shares memories of coaching experiences, race relations, women's issues, and general athletics at the university.
    • Coaches (Athletics); Coaching (Athletics); Track and field; Race relations; Racism; College integration; School mascots; Athletic fields; People with visual disabilities; People with disabilities; Women; Women college students; Middle Tennessee...

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