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
The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University. It was built in 1999 and named after James E. Walker, who was president of the university at the time. The building is more than 200,000 square feet. The architect was Thomas, Miller...
Academic libraries; Middle Tennessee State University
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
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;
11th College Training Detachment aviation students
Air pilots, Military; Military education; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College