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    • "Buchanan Dramatic Club is Cultural Influence on Campus"

    • 1936-06-05
    • Frank Jones, a twenty-five year veteran at the State Teacher's College, wrote this short history of the beginnings of the Buchanan Dramatic Club in 1936. He discusses the nature of the club's first plays and follows the club's evolution over the...
    • Drama; Theater; Buchanan, Rebecca J.; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College--Faculty; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Old Norm opens with 125

    • 1961-09-20
    • The front page of a simulated first issue of the school newspaper. Published as the first issue of Sidelines in the 1961-62 academic year to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the school's founding
    • College student newspapers and periodicals; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Victory in Europe

    • 1946-06-26
    • Two stories: one about Omaha Beach and the other about Hitler's hide-a-way. World War II service experiences of State College veterans Earl Glover and Robert H. Garrison. Glover was involved in the capture of Berchtesgaden, Germany, where Hitler's...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Berchtesgaden (Germany)--History; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945;
    • Phyllis Hickerson Washington oral history

    • 2000-06-02
    • Oral history excerpts of Phyllis Hickerson Washington, who participated in MTSU's Upward Bound Program as a high school student. Washington shares her memories of the Upward Bound Program, campus life and race relations as an MTSU student, and her...
    • High school students; College preparation programs; African American college students; Race relations; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Constitution revamp continues in ASB

    • 1966-03-01
    • Call's article describes the proposed Associated Student Body constitutional changes (Replacing the word "college" with University, allowing women and juniors to run for A.S.B. president, and raising the GPA required to run) and the arguments that...
    • Student government; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Reminiscences of MTSU Library, 1935-40

    • 1976
    • 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;
    • "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
    • Fiftieth convocation salutes past and present

    • 1961-11-22
    • The text of the invocation and introductory speech given at Middle Tennessee State's 50th anniversary convocation on November 14, which honored alumni, faculty, and students
    • Anniversaries; College administrators; College teachers; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • "Biloxi Blues" program

    • 1993
    • A program for Neil Simon's World War II play, Biloxi Blues, about a soldier's 1943 experience in training camp. Performed by the Buchanan Players Spring 1993.
    • World War, 1939-1945; Drama; Theater; 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
    • Robert Corlew oral history

    • 1995-09-05
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Robert Corlew, former History Department Chair at MTSC and MTSU. Corlew shares his memories of teaching history, women's issues, race relations, and integration on campus
    • College students; Women--Education; College integration; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Women's tennis team, 1931-32

    • 1931-1932
    • 1931-32 MTSTC women's tennis team; some of the player's names are written on the back
    • Women tennis players; Tennis teams; College sports; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Veronica's Room : a play

    • 1976
    • 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;
    • "Journey's End" scenes

    • 1931
    • Scenes from the Drama Club production of "Journey's End" from the 1931 Midlander yearbook
    • Drama; Theater; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Len Blaylock oral history

    • 2002-06-18
    • An oral history interview with Len Blaylock, who was an officer in the 11th College Training Detachment (CTD) stationed at Middle Tennessee State College during World War II. He discusses how the CTD's presence affected campus life as well as life...
    • Victory gardens; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Depressions--1929; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • 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
    • President Prescott

    • 1990-03-16
    • Photograph of Wallace S. Prescott, MTSU's interim president in 1990
    • Prescott, Wallace S.; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Biloxi Blues : a Performance That Works

    • 1993-04-15
    • A positive review of the Drama Department's production of Biloxi Blues, a play by Neil Simon about a soldier in an Army training camp during World War II
    • United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; Drama; Theater; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Governor's School of Tennessee: arts, summer 1986

    • 1986
    • A program guide for the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts, which is a four-week summer program for rising eleventh and twelfth grade students in Tennessee. "The 1986 program at MTSU focused on music, visual arts, and theatre."
    • Arts; Arts--Study and teaching; High school students; College publications; Middle Tennessee State University

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