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    • Dromgoole literary society, 1916

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    • Dromgoole Literary Society, one of the earliest organizations on campus, reportedly named for a local writer
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Dromgoole, Will Allen, 1860-1934
    • Grady Literary Society

    • 1910-1919
    • Grady Literary Society was named after Henry W. Grady, who was a southern orator. The society was created with the intent to train its members in public speaking and debate.
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Claxton Literary Society

    • 1910-1919?
    • Claxton Literary Society was one of the earliest organizations on campus. Reportedly the organization was named for a local writer, and the group went on social outings together.
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Coach Frank Faulkinberry

    • 1926-1932
    • Coach Frank Faulkinberry came to MTSTC as a Latin professor and coach in 1926. He coached both the men’s and women’s athletic teams from 1926 until his death in 1933. He was inducted into the Blue Raider Hall of Fame in 1977. Faulkinberry Drive is...
    • Faulkinberry, Frank; Coaches (Athletics); College sports; Latin teachers; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Dromgoole & Claxton Literary Societies

    • 1940-1949?
    • Dromgoole & Claxton Literary Societies, the earliest organizations on campus, reportedly named for local writers. Earlier photos show a primarily male membership for Claxton, so this photograph may have been taken during the WWII years.
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Industrial Arts building

    • 1950-1959?
    • Later named after Edwin Voorhies, the Industrial Arts building was built in 1942 and renovated in 1980 by Burkhalter-Hickerson
    • Industrial arts; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Saunders Fine Arts Building

    • 1959-1969?
    • 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
    • Bob Abernathy

    • 1960-1969?
    • James Robert Abernathy, or Bob Abernathy, is best known for his service as ambassador for Middle Tennessee State University. He made more than 2,500 speaking appearances in 21 states throughout the course of his career at the university. Abernathy...
    • Abernathy, James Robert; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Construction of dormitory complex

    • 1965
    • This photograph shows the construction of the dormitory complex next to the current James E. Walker Library. The buildings are named: Wood Hall, Felder Hall, Gore Hall, and Clement Hall. Wood and Felder were built in 1964, and Gore and Clement...
    • Dormitories; Student housing; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State University
    • ROTC group photo

    • 1966-11-23
    • This ROTC group photo was taken by the Military Science Department after it named the company sponsors and officers for the 1966-67 school year
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State University
    • ROTC : 3rd Battalion, B Company

    • 1966-11-23
    • This ROTC photo was taken after the Military Science Department named its company sponsors and officers for the 1966-67 school year for the 3rd Battalion, B Company
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "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
    • Horace Jones

    • 1970-1979?
    • Horace Jones was the son of the first president of Middle Tennessee State Normal School, Robert Lee Jones. Horace was the first Bursar (1911) and later a mathematics professor, an athletic recruiter, and a member of the athletic administration....
    • Jones, Horace Grady; College administrators; Mathematics teachers; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • James E. Walker

    • 1991-2000
    • Photograph of Dr. James E. Walker, who was president of MTSU from 1991-2000. The current library is named for Dr. Walker
    • Walker, James E.; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • James E. Walker Library

    • 2000?
    • The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University. It was built in 1999 and named after James E. Walker, who was president of the university at the time. The building is more than 200,000 square feet. The architect was Thomas, Miller...
    • Academic libraries; Middle Tennessee State University

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