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
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
Excerpts of an oral history with Mary Scales, the first full-time African-American professor at MTSU. Scales shares her memories of campus life as an African-American graduate student at MTSU during the 1960s, the MTSU Upward Bound program, race...
College preparation programs; African American college teachers; African Americans; Race relations; Segregation; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Middle Tennessee State University
Panoramic photograph of students, staff, and/or faculty in 1930. Buildings in the background from left to right: Murfree Library (current site of Peck Hall), Rutledge Hall, Kirksey Old Main, and Jones Hall
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A panoramic of the Middle Tennessee State Normal students and faculty in 1924. Buildings from left to right: Rutledge Hall, Tom Jackson Building (barely visible), Kirksey Old Main (center), and Jones Hall. Written on front: "Middle Tennessee State...
College students; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
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
Miller Lanier, aviation instructor, from the 1952 Midlander yearbook. In 1948, Executive Officer, Captain Miller Lanier helped to organize The Middle Tennessee State College Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.
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Photographs of Middle Tennessee State Teachers College faculty and staff from the 1941 Midlander yearbook
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Panoramic photograph of students and/or faculty in May of 1931. Kirksey Old Main is in the background. The Murfree Library (current site of Peck Hall) is on the left, Rutledge Hall is in the back just to the left of KOM, and Jones Hall is in the...
College teachers; College students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College