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    • Bealer Smotherman

    • c. 1970-1979
    • Photograph of Bealer Smotherman. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State Teachers College in 1933 and later became an Aerospace faculty member. He was honored as a distinguished alumni in 1973.
    • Smotherman, Bealer; Aerospace engineering--Study and teaching; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Oakley Jennings oral history

    • 2007-03
    • 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
    • Alberta Sandell McCrary oral history

    • 2006-05-03
    • A clip of an oral history with Alberta McCrary, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the 1940s. McCrary shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on campus during the 1940s.
    • World War, 1939-1945; Women; Women college students; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Blanche Cook McClure oral history

    • 2006-02-02
    • Blanche Cook McClure was in high school when the U.S. entered World War II and attended Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the war years. Click the links in the Audio Clips field to listen to three excerpts of an oral history interview...
    • McClure, Blanche Cook; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945
    • Jane Kittrell Ogles oral history

    • 2005-09-14
    • An oral history excerpt with Jane Kittrell Ogles, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during World War II. She is pictured on the far right of the photograph. Ogles shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on...
    • Women college students; Military cadets; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Leone Murphy oral history

    • 2002-08-14
    • Clips of an oral history with Leone Murphy, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the 1930s. Murphy shares her memories of campus life, particularly in relation to student pranks and dormitory rules
    • Practical jokes; College students; College campuses; Dormitories; Women; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Len Blaylock oral history

    • 2002-06-18
    • An oral history interview with Len Blaylock, who was an officer in the 11th College Training Detachment (CTD) stationed at Middle Tennessee State College during World War II. He discusses how the CTD's presence affected campus life as well as life...
    • Victory gardens; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Depressions--1929; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Jane Tucker Maxwell oral history

    • 2002-02-20
    • Jane Maxwell Tucker witnessed the impact of World War II on campus life during her years as a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Women college students; Dormitories; College sports; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • 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
    • Mary Hall: a 20th century pioneer for educational progress in Tennessee

    • 1993-05
    • Biography of Mary Ella Hall (1895-1991), a teacher at Campus School and Professor of Education at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College and Middle Tennessee State College from 1929 until her retirement in 1960
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Educators; Women college teachers; School management and organization; Laboratory schools; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Xi State (Tenn.);
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: first teaching job

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses her first teaching job after World War I in a one-teacher school house. Hall had two years of college work prior to taking the job. She taught twenty-five students from first to eighth grade. One of her students was "Red" Owens,...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Educators; Education; School buildings;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: GIs return in 1946

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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
    • The Raider Forties

    • 1977
    • 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
    • Reminiscences of MTSU Library, 1935-40

    • 1976
    • Typescript of a brief memoir written by Isa Lee (Sherrod) Freeman to describe her five years as a librarian at Middle Tennessee State Teacher's College between 1935 and 1940. It describes her relationship with Bettie Avent Murfree, who organized...
    • Academic librarians; Academic libraries; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • M. G. Scarlett, 1920-

    • 1968-1978?
    • A biographical sketch of MTSU President Melvin G. Scarlett. Caption text: Born December 30, 1920 at Reading, Pennsylvania, he is the son of Clarence Albert and Mossie Ann (Ritzman) Scarlett. He received his education at Catawba College in North...
    • Scarlett, Melvin G.; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Quill E. Cope in Paris

    • 1967-07-14
    • Dr. Quill E. Cope in Paris, France, July 14, 1967. Dr. Cope was the fourth president of Middle Tennessee State College
    • Cope, Quill Evan; College presidents; Paris (France)
    • Constitution revamp continues in ASB

    • 1966-03-01
    • Call's article describes the proposed Associated Student Body constitutional changes (Replacing the word "college" with University, allowing women and juniors to run for A.S.B. president, and raising the GPA required to run) and the arguments that...
    • Student government; 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
    • Homecoming history

    • 1965-11-09
    • This article describes MTSU's history of homecomings, which began in 1925, the same year the school became known as Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Homecoming; Middle Tennessee State University--History; Middle Tennessee State University; Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
    • Gore, Bass bring Scope Week talks

    • 1964-03-11
    • Al Gore, Sr. and Ross Bass spoke at Middle Tennessee State College's SCOPE week
    • Gore, Albert, 1907-1998; Bass, Ross, 1918-; Middle Tennessee State College

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