Female students qualified for membership in the Women's Athletic Association (WAA) by earning 2,000 points in intramural competition. The club sought to develop interest in sports, good sportsmanship, and team cooperation
Athletic clubs; Intramural sports; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
Excerpts of an oral history with Olivia Woods, the first African-American student at Middle Tennessee State University. Woods shares her memories of attending college at MTSU as both an undergraduate and a graduate student during the 1960s and 1970s
African Americans; African American college students; African American graduate students; Race relations; Women college students; Dress codes; Middle Tennessee State University
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;
Mattie Lou Carroll in the Fall of 1920 at Middle Tennessee State Normal School. The Administration Building, now known as Kirksey Old Main, is in the background. Written beneath the photo: "Mattie Lou - Normal"; written on the back of the photo:...
Carroll, Mattie Lou; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
Clips of an oral history with Leone Murphy, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the 1930s. Murphy shares her memories of campus life, particularly in relation to student pranks and dormitory rules
Practical jokes; College students; College campuses; Dormitories; Women; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
Excerpts of an oral history with Judy Smith, former Dean of Women and Associate Dean of Students at MTSU. Smith shares her memories of her administrative positions at MTSU during the 1960s and 1970s, specifically in relation to gender rules
Women college students; Deans of women; Women college administrators; Middle Tennessee State University
An oral history excerpt with Jane Kittrell Ogles, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during World War II. She is pictured on the far right of the photograph. Ogles shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on...
Women college students; Military cadets; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
Excerpts of an oral history with Dean Hayes, track coach for Middle Tennessee State University. Hayes shares memories of coaching experiences, race relations, women's issues, and general athletics at the university.
Coaches (Athletics); Coaching (Athletics); Track and field; Race relations; Racism; College integration; School mascots; Athletic fields; People with visual disabilities; People with disabilities; Women; Women college students; Middle Tennessee...