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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;
    • Dean Hayes oral history

    • 2003-10-14
    • 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...
    • Campus, circa 1965

    • 1965?
    • 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
    • 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
    • Vera Covington oral history

    • 1999-11-18
    • Clips from an oral history with Vera Covington, a student at Middle Tennessee from 1931 to 1951. Covington shares her memories of campus life and her experiences in the elementary education program supervised by former MTSC professor Miss Mary Hall
    • College students; Teachers--Training of; Teaching; Teachers; Teacher educators; Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Xi State (Tenn.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Robert Corlew oral history

    • 1995-09-05
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Robert Corlew, former History Department Chair at MTSC and MTSU. Corlew shares his memories of teaching history, women's issues, race relations, and integration on campus
    • College students; Women--Education; College integration; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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
    • "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
    • Phyllis Hickerson Washington oral history

    • 2000-06-02
    • Oral history excerpts of Phyllis Hickerson Washington, who participated in MTSU's Upward Bound Program as a high school student. Washington shares her memories of the Upward Bound Program, campus life and race relations as an MTSU student, and her...
    • High school students; College preparation programs; African American college students; Race relations; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Homecoming history

    • 1965-11-09
    • This article describes MTSU's history of homecomings, which began in 1925, the same year the school became known as Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Homecoming; Middle Tennessee State University--History; Middle Tennessee State University; Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
    • Mary Frances Brandon oral history

    • 2007-10-29
    • Excerpts of an oral history with Mary Frances Brandon, a kindergarten student at Campus School. Brandon shares memories of her campus experiences as a young child and of the Second Army of Tennessee maneuvers
    • Kindergarten; Middle Tennessee State Normal School. Campus School; Military maneuvers; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; 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
    • The First Fifty Years: A History of MTSC

    • 1961
    • A history of the Middle Tennessee State College from its founding in 1911 as the Middle Tennessee State Normal School to 1961. Describes the political environment that led to its creation, early organization and administration, students and student...
    • Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State College--History; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College--History
    • June Anderson: all that she left behind

    • 2003
    • Article about June Anderson and the June Anderson Women's Center that gives a brief history of the organization in recognition of its 25th anniversary
    • Middle Tennessee State University--History;

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