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
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.);
Clips from an oral history with Vera Covington, a student at Middle Tennessee from 1931 to 1951. Covington shares her memories of campus life and her experiences in the elementary education program supervised by former MTSC professor Miss Mary Hall
College students; Teachers--Training of; Teaching; Teachers; Teacher educators; Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Xi State (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
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
Excerpt of an oral history with Bob Womack, 1940s student and later an education professor at MTSU. Womack shares his memories of campus reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor and the start of America's involvement in World War II.
College students; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
Excerpts of an oral history with Bertha Chrietzberg, an MTSU health, physical education, and recreation instructor during the 1960s and 1970s. Chrietzberg shares memories of campus life during the 1960s and 1970s.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Race relations; Physical education and training; Dress codes; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State University
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 her time as a student at the Normal School. Hall recounts a few of her experiences, including the construction of Old Main and a few other buildings. Hall had to live across the street because the dormitories were full. Chapel...
Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; College buildings; College students; College teachers;
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...
Mrs. Betty McComas, Director of Nursing Education, holding a copy of The Health Careers Subcommittee: Organization, Function. A handwritten note in the top, right corner of the manual reads "Nursing Education Office, Do Not Remove." In the...
McComas, Betty; Nursing--Study and teaching; United States. Army Nurse Corps; Military nursing; Nurses; Medical education; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College