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    • Murfree Hall, library

    • 1933-1956?
    • Murfree Hall. Written on the back: "Undated. Original MTSU library - on site of Peck Hall. By Dr. Bealer Smotherman"
    • Academic libraries; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Q.M. Smith in front of Smith Hall

    • 1950-1959?
    • Quintin Miller Smith standing on the steps of Smith Hall. Smith was an MTSU student from 1911-1913, the MTSU president from 1938-1958, and a state and local civic leader until his death in 1976
    • Smith, Quintin Miller; College presidents; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Q.M. Smith at his desk

    • 1950-1959?
    • Quintin Miller Smith sitting at his desk. He was an MTSU student from 1911-1913, the MTSU president from 1938-1958, and a state and local civic leader until his death in 1976
    • Smith, Quintin Miller; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Post Office, 1952

    • 1952
    • Image of the MTSU Post Office from the 1952 Midlander yearbook
    • Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Flying club members with airplane

    • 1960-1969
    • Flying club members viewing an airplane at the MTSU flight school
    • Private flying--Societies, etc.; Flight schools; Flight training; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Caroline Scarlett

    • 1960-1969?
    • Caroline Scarlett, the wife of Melvin G. Scarlett, who was president of MTSU 1968-1978. “At times, the demands on the First Family are so great, that the President w[ould] attend one campus activity and Mrs. Scarlett the other” (Midlander,...
    • Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Relay team, 1965

    • 1965
    • The 1965 relay team. Track began at the university in 1955, and it was the first sport integrated on campus. Robert Mallard, the African American student shown here, was the first African American athlete at MTSU
    • Relay racing; Track and field; African American athletes; College integration; College sports; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It really happened..."

    • 1965-11-02
    • Details the experiences of women at Middle Tennessee State Normal School; written in response to the double standards placed on MTSU co-eds
    • Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Homecoming history

    • 1965-11-09
    • This article describes MTSU's history of homecomings, which began in 1925, the same year the school became known as Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Homecoming; Middle Tennessee State University--History; Middle Tennessee State University; Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
    • MTSU to lead drive for Viet Nam support

    • 1965-12-07
    • MTSU's student body president coordinated a Vietnam support petition which was circulated at other Tennessee colleges and universities. The article also discusses a student body president meeting to be held in Nashville to present the petitions to...
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Petitions; College students--Political activity; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Viet Nam support petition

    • 1965-12-14
    • MTSU, under ASB President Bert Wakeley, headed a state-wide petition effort in universities to show support of Johnson's Vietnam war policies. MTSU's petition was more than thirty-five feet long
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion; Petitions; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Bart Gordon in departmental library

    • 1965-1975?
    • Bart Gordon was born and educated in Rutherford County, attended MTSU, and graduated in 1971. He then received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1973. Notes on the back of the photo indicate this photo was used in the Midlander...
    • Gordon, Bart J., 1949-; College students; Law students--Tennessee
    • VA to donate land to MTSU

    • 1966-02-13
    • An article about the local Veteran's Administration hospital's plan to donate surplus land to MTSU
    • Land titles--Registration and transfer; United States. Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Agriculture; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It's getting 'drafty' here"

    • 1967-11-07
    • Provides details of how MTSU's Graduate School would be affected by the new draft law
    • Draft; United States. Selective Service System; Graduate students; Women; Veterans--Education; Council of Graduate Schools in the United States; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Coed Codes, 1967-68

    • 1967-1968
    • Pamphlet on the coed codes for the 1967-68 academic year at MTSU. Dress codes, behavior codes, and general rules are covered in this publication.
    • College students; Behavior; Dress codes; College publications; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • MTSU Greek history traced

    • 1968-02-19
    • Traces MTSU's Greek system, particularly relating to the fraternities, back to 1961. Also discusses policies set by the Inter-Fraternity Council and Rush Orientation
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Phi Epsilon was first MTSU chartered frat

    • 1968-02-19
    • This issue of Sidelines focused on fraternities at MTSU. The article discusses the first MTSU fraternity, Phi Epsilon, and the activities they had participated in and awards they had won. Includes pictures of David Kious, the president of Phi...
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • "Kennedy 'dissents' to 12,000 at Vanderbilt"

    • 1968-03-28
    • A review of a speech given by Robert Kennedy at Vanderbilt in March of 1968, taken from MTSU's Sidelines Newspaper
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968; Presidential candidates; IMPACT Symposium (Vanderbilt University); Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • "Board Named to Select New President"

    • 1968-05-16
    • After President Quill E. Cope's resignation, a board had to be named to find his successor. This newspaper clipping includes quotes from Cope's resignation speech. Cope was the fourth MTSU president; he was leaving MTSU to return to teaching at the...
    • Cope, Quill Evan; Resignation; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Scarlett family

    • 1968-1978
    • Melvin G. Scarlett was the President of MTSU from 1968-1978. His wife, Caroline, is to his left
    • Scarlett, Melvin G.; College presidents; Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State University;

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