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    • Olivia Woods oral history

    • 2001-06-19
    • 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
    • Sylvester Brooks oral history

    • 2000-09-30
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Sylvester Brooks, a progressive African-American MTSU student during the 1960s. Brooks shares his memories of MTSU campus life as a minority student during the turbulent 1960s and his advocacy of civil rights
    • African Americans; African American college students; Segregation; Race relations; Civil Rights; Student government; Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877;
    • State Teachers College automobile

    • 1930-1939
    • Middle Tennessee State Teachers College automobile in the 1930s. Written on the back: "State Teachers College gang - during hall"
    • Automobiles; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Civics program : Campus School

    • 1952
    • Middle Tennessee State College Campus School civics program, "American Way of Life," during the 1952 presidential election
    • Civics; Political science; Students; Laboratory schools; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Dedication of the Murfree, Forrest and Todd buildings

    • 1958-03-25
    • 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
    • Mary Scales oral history

    • 2000-08-25
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Mary Scales, the first full-time African-American professor at MTSU. Scales shares her memories of campus life as an African-American graduate student at MTSU during the 1960s, the MTSU Upward Bound program, race...
    • College preparation programs; African American college teachers; African Americans; Race relations; Segregation; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Middle Tennessee State University
    • J.O. Gist oral history

    • 2000-10-30
    • Excerpts of an oral history with J.O. Gist, an MTSU alumnus and former business office employee. Gist shares his memories of campus life during the 1940s and 1960s
    • College students; Greek letter societies; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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
    • John Harris oral history

    • 2000-05-09
    • An oral history with John Harris, director of Middle Tennessee State University's Disabled Student Services. Harris shares his memories of his experiences as a student and campus life for disabled students in particular at Middle Tennessee State...
    • College students; People with visual disabilities; People with disabilities; Race relations; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Cliff Gillespie oral history

    • 2000-07-12
    • 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
    • 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 : 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
    • 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
    • John Bragg, Associated Student Body President

    • 1940
    • Photograph of John Bragg taken during his senior year at MTSTC and published in the campus yearbook in 1940. Caption identifies him as President of the A.S.B. [Associated Student Body]
    • Male college students; Middle Tennessee State Teachers 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
    • Faculty and administration photographic directory, 1992

    • 1992
    • A directory of faculty and administrators at Middle Tennessee State University during the 1992-1993 academic year, with a portrait photograph and contact information provided for each person listed
    • Middle Tennessee State University; College teachers; College administrators; Directories

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