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  • Coverage: 1960-1969
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    • "Board Named to Select New President"

    • 1968-05-16
    • After President Quill E. Cope's resignation, a board had to be named to find his successor. This newspaper clipping includes quotes from Cope's resignation speech. Cope was the fourth MTSU president; he was leaving MTSU to return to teaching at the...
    • Cope, Quill Evan; Resignation; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Flower child"

    • 1960-1970?
    • Photograph of a student wearing a flower headband
    • Hippies; College students; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It really happened..."

    • 1965-11-02
    • Details the experiences of women at Middle Tennessee State Normal School; written in response to the double standards placed on MTSU co-eds
    • Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It's getting 'drafty' here"

    • 1967-11-07
    • Provides details of how MTSU's Graduate School would be affected by the new draft law
    • Draft; United States. Selective Service System; Graduate students; Women; Veterans--Education; Council of Graduate Schools in the United States; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Kennedy 'dissents' to 12,000 at Vanderbilt"

    • 1968-03-28
    • A review of a speech given by Robert Kennedy at Vanderbilt in March of 1968, taken from MTSU's Sidelines Newspaper
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968; Presidential candidates; IMPACT Symposium (Vanderbilt University); Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • 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
    • Alpha Psi Omega, 1963

    • 1963
    • The Alpha Psi Omega organization for Dramatic Perfection, from the 1963 Midlander yearbook.
    • Drama; Theater; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • 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
    • Bart Gordon in departmental library

    • 1965-1975?
    • Bart Gordon was born and educated in Rutherford County, attended MTSU, and graduated in 1971. He then received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1973. Notes on the back of the photo indicate this photo was used in the Midlander...
    • Gordon, Bart J., 1949-; College students; Law students--Tennessee
    • 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
    • Bertha Chrietzberg oral history

    • 2000-07-31
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Bertha Chrietzberg, an MTSU health, physical education, and recreation instructor during the 1960s and 1970s. Chrietzberg shares memories of campus life during the 1960s and 1970s.
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Race relations; Physical education and training; Dress codes; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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
    • 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
    • Cadets receiving awards

    • 1966
    • Photograph taken at an awards ceremony at which cadets are to receive special commendations. The names of the cadets and award recipients are listed on the reverse side.
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Campus, circa 1965

    • 1965?
    • Aerial photograph of campus, circa 1965. "As MTSC days drew to a close, the campus had more buildings and more students than ever before. By 1965, enrollment reached 6,000 and many recently constructed buildings dotted the landscape" (from...
    • College buildings; College campuses; Aerial photographs; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Caroline Scarlett

    • 1960-1969?
    • Caroline Scarlett, the wife of Melvin G. Scarlett, who was president of MTSU 1968-1978. “At times, the demands on the First Family are so great, that the President w[ould] attend one campus activity and Mrs. Scarlett the other” (Midlander,...
    • Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Charles G. Phillips

    • 1960-1969?
    • Charles G. Phillips, namesake of Phillips Bookstore in the Keathley University Center
    • Phillips, Charles G.; College teachers; College stores; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University

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