A clip of an oral history with Alberta McCrary, a student at Middle Tennessee State Teachers College during the 1940s. McCrary shares her memories of the Eleventh College Training Detachment on campus during the 1940s.
World War, 1939-1945; Women; Women college students; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
Excerpts of an oral history with Bertha Chrietzberg, an MTSU health, physical education, and recreation instructor during the 1960s and 1970s. Chrietzberg shares memories of campus life during the 1960s and 1970s.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Race relations; Physical education and training; Dress codes; Women college students; Middle Tennessee State University
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
Aerial photograph of campus, circa 1965. "As MTSC days drew to a close, the campus had more buildings and more students than ever before. By 1965, enrollment reached 6,000 and many recently constructed buildings dotted the landscape" (from...
College buildings; College campuses; Aerial photographs; Middle Tennessee State University
Caroline Scarlett, the wife of Melvin G. Scarlett, who was president of MTSU 1968-1978. “At times, the demands on the First Family are so great, that the President w[ould] attend one campus activity and Mrs. Scarlett the other” (Midlander, 1971).
Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
Excerpts of an oral history with Cliff Gillespie, Associate Vice-President of Enrollment Management at MTSU. Gillespie shares his memories and anecdotes of campus life during the 1960s, particularly those relating to race relations, student...
College students; Race relations; Student government; Kappa Sigma Fraternity; Greek letter societies; Middle Tennessee State University
Printed invitation to attend a dedication ceremony in the Alumni Memorial Gym on March 25, 1958 for three campus buildings. Accompanied by audio clips of remarks about the history and significance of each building made during the dedication...
College buildings; Dedication services; Middle Tennessee State College