Works Progress Administration Adult Education workshop/class. "WPA workers at STC improved landscaping and performed other manual labor. The program also hired out-of-work teachers, nurses, and dieticians to teach domestic skills." (Barnett, Holly,...
United States. Work Projects Administration; Occupational retraining; Middle Tennessee State Teachers 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
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;
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
Between the summer semester and fall semester of 1961, there were several changes that took place at Middle Tennessee State College, including trees cut down, a new home for the infirmary, new streets and parking areas, and other small projects
Construction projects; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
The Raider Forties recounts the experiences of a group of young men who attended Middle Tennessee State College prior to World War II--ten of whom left to serve in the military. It traces the lives of those who returned and commemorates those who...
Male college students; Military cadets; Military education; Veterans--Education; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
A history of the Middle Tennessee State College from its founding in 1911 as the Middle Tennessee State Normal School to 1961. Describes the political environment that led to its creation, early organization and administration, students and student...
Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State College--History; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College--History
Saunders Fine Arts Building was built in 1959 (Wheeler, architect; Melson, contractor). Named in honor of E. Mai Saunders who began teaching music at Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1911 and retired from the institution in 1955.
Arts facilities; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
Typescript of a brief memoir written by Isa Lee (Sherrod) Freeman to describe her five years as a librarian at Middle Tennessee State Teacher's College between 1935 and 1940. It describes her relationship with Bettie Avent Murfree, who organized...
Academic librarians; Academic libraries; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;