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    • Commencement program, 1912

    • 1912
    • A program from Middle Tennessee State Normal School's first commencement ceremony. Image one is the cover of the program which includes time, date, and location of the ceremony. Image two is the inside of the program; it includes the order of the...
    • Commencement ceremonies; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Middle Tennessee Normal Signal, 1912

    • 1912-12
    • This is the first issue of the Middle Tennessee Normal Signal, also called the Signal
    • College publications; Middle Tennessee State Normal School;
    • Orchestra, 1914-15

    • 1914-1915
    • The 1914-15 orchestra. Written on the back: "The first orchestra organized at 'Middle Tennessee State Normal,' Murfreesboro, by Miss E. Mae Saunders. Year 1914-1915. [Maira] Jackson - age 18 years, middle row, 2nd from left"
    • Orchestra; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • First women's basketball team

    • 1920-1929?
    • The first women's basketball team at Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Women basketball players; Basketball teams; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Demonstration School, grades 1-3

    • 1922-1924
    • The first three grades of the Demonstration School, located in the Administration Building, circa 1922-24
    • Students; School children; Laboratory schools; Demonstration centers in education; Teachers colleges; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • Isa Lee Freeman

    • 1930-1939?
    • Portrait of Isa Lee (Sherrod) Freeman, who served as a librarian at Middle Tennessee State Teacher's College from 1935 to 1940. She was the first professional librarian hired by the College and taught library science courses in addition to serving...
    • Academic librarians; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • "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
    • Marguerite Boutwell

    • 1950-1959?
    • Portrait of Marguerite Boutwell, who worked at Campus School as a kindergarten and first grade teacher until her retirement in 1972. She was one of the initiators of kindergarten in the state of Tennessee. She was married to Lane Boutwell, a...
    • Boutwell, Marguerite; Teachers; Laboratory schools; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Wilmoth D. Bowdoin

    • 1950-1969?
    • Dr. Wilmoth D. Bowdoin at Middle Tennessee State College. Bowdoin was an education professor from 1948 to 1972 and the first Dean of the School of Education. His wife, Ruth Bowdoin, was the director of curriculum for the Murfreesboro City Schools,...
    • Bowdoin, Wilmoth D.; Teacher educators; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • First graduate students at MTSC

    • 1952?
    • The first graduate students of Middle Tennessee State College; four of their names are written on the back of the photograph
    • Graduate students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Caroline Scarlett

    • 1960-1969?
    • 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,...
    • Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Howard Kirksey

    • 1960-1969?
    • Portrait of Howard Kirksey, the namesake of Kirksey Old Main, the first building on campus built in 1910
    • Kirksey, Howard Graden, 1910-1992; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Howard Kirksey at the podium

    • 1960-1969?
    • Photograph of Howard Kirksey speaking. Kirskey is the namesake of Kirksey Old Main, the first building on campus, built in 1910
    • Kirksey, Howard Graden, 1910-1992; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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

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