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    • Oakley Jennings oral history

    • 2007-03
    • Excerpt of an oral history with Oakley Jennings, a veteran who attended Middle Tennessee State College on the GI Bill after World War II and chemistry/physics professor at the university. Jennings shares his memories of campus life as a...
    • College students; Male college students; Veterans--Education; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Bob Womack oral history

    • 2006-03-29
    • Excerpt of an oral history with Bob Womack, 1940s student and later an education professor at MTSU. Womack shares his memories of campus reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor and the start of America's involvement in World War II.
    • College students; World War, 1939-1945; 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;
    • 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 : 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 : 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
    • The Raider Forties

    • 1977
    • 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
    • Blanche Cook McClure oral history

    • 2006-02-02
    • Blanche Cook McClure was in high school when the U.S. entered World War II and attended Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the war years. Click the links in the Audio Clips field to listen to three excerpts of an oral history interview...
    • McClure, Blanche Cook; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945
    • Industrial Arts Department : General Metals Shop

    • 1964
    • The General Metals Shop in the Industrial Arts Department at MTSC in 1964. "New equipment installed in 1942 for the Industrial Arts Department was a critical component of the World War II training program. 'The Shop' became a much busier place...
    • Metal-work; Industrial equipment; Industrial arts--Study and teaching; Middle Tennessee State College
    • World War II maneuvers : air drills

    • 1943-04-24
    • Photograph of World War II air maneuvers. Written on the reverse side: "Planes attacking ground troops during demonstration of Air support of ground troops for officers participating in 2nd Army maneuvers in Tennessee. Demonstration took place just...
    • Military maneuvers; World War, 1939-1945
    • Skylines, v. 1, no. 3, July 24, 1943

    • 1943-07-24
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about the aviation students; Lieutenant Lawrence Pattock; Navy Air Corps reservists; the reorganization of flights; a pilot...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Military cadets; Air pilots, Military; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Skylines, v. 1, no. 2, July 10, 1943

    • 1943-07-10
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about the war and the Allied invasion of Europe; the President of the college, Q.M. Smith; members of the College Training...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Skylines, v. 1, no. 8, October 30, 1943

    • 1943-10-30
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about the Halloween Costume Ball; the Women's Army Corps; Sgt. Downing Nelson; sports; a weiner roast; parties; a flight...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Skylines, v. 1, no. 7, October 16, 1943

    • 1943-10-16
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about new officers and new classes; Sgt. Charles Newton; Lt. Philip Rivers' promotion; visiting cadets; the basketball team; a...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Skylines, v. 1, no. 5, August 21, 1943

    • 1943-08-21
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about the baseball team; Lt. Philip Rivers; a Cadet's Wives Club; arm bands; a party; a retreat; the new Thunderbolt fighter...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Skylines, v. 2, no. 1, November 13, 1943

    • 1943-11-13
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about Sgt. Edward Hand; Aviation students giving a program at Central High School; an average day of a CTD student; a comparison...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • World War II maneuvers : parachutists

    • 1943-06-16
    • Two parachutists from a World War II maneuver on June 16, 1943. The following was written on the reverse side: "Pvt P D Hanson, Regt Hq Parachute Bn, Los Angeles Calif adjusts equipment on another chutist just before a mission at Camp Campbell,...
    • Parachute troops; Military maneuvers; World War, 1939-1945; Fort Campbell (Ky. and Tenn.)
    • War bond rally : College Training Detachment

    • 1943-08
    • Group of students in the 11th College Training Detachment at a war bond rally in Murfreesboro
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects; World War, 1939-1945--Finance; Middle Tennessee State College
    • War Bond Rally : E.R. Riley

    • 1943-08-18
    • Jiu-jutsu demonstration with E.R. Riley and Passanisi at the War Bond Rally in Murfreesboro. During WWII, Murfreesboro was the sight of both training of troops and widespread support of the war effort. In addition to the army units that were...
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College
    • War Bond Rally : Dorothy Gracey

    • 1943-08-18
    • Dorothy Gracey, a daughter of one of the professors, spills Spojes during a jiu-jutsu demonstration at the War Bond Rally in Murfreesboro. During WWII, Murfreesboro was the sight of both training of troops and widespread support of the war...
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Women; Middle Tennessee State College

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