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 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...
Mary Hall discusses leaving her position as Dean of Women to return to the classroom and the search for someone to replace her in the role of Dean of Women. Hall tells of recommending Mrs. Felder, whose position as head of the USO in Smyrna was...
Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Deans of women; College administrators; Education; United Service Organizations (U.S.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
Mary Hall shares the story of an "unusual" event that happened to her dorm while she was the Dean of Women. One of the "girls" was getting married, so Hall and the residents in the dorm put together a wedding, which was held in the Student Union
Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Weddings; Weddings--Planning; Marriage service; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
Miss Mary Hall discusses a difficult time she had during World War II, when she was Dean of Women at Middle Tennessee State. Hall had to dismiss a girl from her dorm for having an affair with a local doctor, at the request of the doctor's wife
Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Women college administrators; Women college students; Student housing; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
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
Excerpts of an oral history with Judy Smith, former Dean of Women and Associate Dean of Students at MTSU. Smith shares her memories of her administrative positions at MTSU during the 1960s and 1970s, specifically in relation to gender rules
Women college students; Deans of women; Women college administrators; Middle Tennessee State University
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