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    • Vera Covington oral history

    • 1999-11-18
    • 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
    • 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: 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Chautauqua

    • 1980-1989?
    • Hall discusses what students did for fun when she was a student at the Normal School. Her discussion includes Chatauqua and having season tickets to the programs.
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; College students; Recreation
    • 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 : library advocacy

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses the state offering a $10 match to purchase new library books in each school system, if the school systems would also put forward $10. There was surprising opposition by school leaders who did not believe in using books other...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Library resources; Academic libraries
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : new job, etc.

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Dean of Women duties

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Hall's successor

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : World War I

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses what life was like during World War I, including saying goodbye to soldiers at the train station and working with her mother for the Red Cross
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; World War, 1914-1918; American Association of the Red Cross
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : campus experiences

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: East Main Street entrance

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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...
    • Roads; Streets; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : MTSC wedding

    • 1980-1989?
    • 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 interview: MT presidents

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall comments on the three university presidents she worked with over the years
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Lyon, Pritchett Alfred; Smith, Quintin Miller; Cope, Quill Evan; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Dean of Women

    • 1980-1989?
    • Miss Mary Hall discusses who was on campus during the war and how she became the Dean of Women, a brand-new position
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Deans of women; Women; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Richard Peck

    • 1973
    • 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
    • Corlew Hall

    • 1970-1979?
    • Corlew Hall; three African American students are exiting the building in the bottom right hand corner. Corlew Hall, located on MTSU Blvd., was built in 1967. Wheeler, architect; Melson, contractor
    • Dormitories; Student housing; African American students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Group of female students with plaque

    • 1970-1979?
    • A group of students holding a plaque in front of Monohan Hall. The students' names are written on the back of the photograph. Sandra Vaughn and Jo Hendricks are holding the award.
    • Women college students; Plaques, plaquettes; Awards; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Corlew Hall, c. 1968

    • 1968?
    • Corlew Hall in the late 1960s; built in 1967, located on MTSU Blvd. Architect: Wheeler. Contractor: Melson.
    • Dormitories; College buildings; Student housing; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Murfree Hall : demolition

    • 1967
    • 1967 demolition of Murfree Hall to make way for Peck Hall
    • Lost architecture; Academic libraries; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State University

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