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
Library employees Wilma Marable (left) and Mary Pugh (right) work on two of the first computer workstations used by the library to automate cataloging tasks. The workstations were located in the cataloging department of the Todd Library
Mary Hall discusses Dr. Waller, the head of the Education department on campus, the Training School (also known as Campus School), some of her former students, teaching, and her new position in the State department
Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Education; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College. Campus School;
Mary Hall discusses how Middle Tennessee got an entrance at East Main Street. President Cope had meetings with teachers and asked what he could do to help them. One physical education teacher requested a front entrance, and President Cope went out...
A scene from Ira Levin's play Veronica's Room performed by students in the Drama Department. This spine chilling tale had Middle Tennessee audiences holding their breath until the final moments; from the 1976 Midlander yearbook
Drama; Theater; Middle Tennessee State University;
Richard Peck was the first chair of the English Department. After his death in 1974, his wife Virginia, who was also a member of the department, established the Richard C. and Virginia L. Peck Fund. The mission was to provide scholarships to...
English teachers; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State University
The General Metals Shop in the Industrial Arts Department at MTSC in 1964. "New equipment installed in 1942 for the Industrial Arts Department was a critical component of the World War II training program. 'The Shop' became a much busier place...
Metal-work; Industrial equipment; Industrial arts--Study and teaching; Middle Tennessee State College