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    • Alberta Sandell McCrary oral history

    • 2006-05-03
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Burns P. Phillips, Jr. oral history

    • 2001-09-04
    • An oral history excerpt of Burns Phillips, a veteran and former mathematics professor at MTSU. Phillips shares information about Vet Village.
    • Veterans--Education; Veterans--Housing; United States. Veterans' Benefits; World War, 1939-1945; Student housing; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • 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
    • Jane Kittrell Ogles oral history

    • 2005-09-14
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: first teaching job

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses her first teaching job after World War I in a one-teacher school house. Hall had two years of college work prior to taking the job. She taught twenty-five students from first to eighth grade. One of her students was "Red" Owens,...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Educators; Education; School buildings;
    • 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
    • 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;
    • 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Chautauqua

    • 1980-1989?
    • Hall discusses what students did for fun when she was a student at the Normal School. Her discussion includes Chatauqua and having season tickets to the programs.
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; College students; Recreation
    • 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
    • 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : Hall's successor

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses leaving her position as Dean of Women to return to the classroom and the search for someone to replace her in the role of Dean of Women. Hall tells of recommending Mrs. Felder, whose position as head of the USO in Smyrna was...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Deans of women; College administrators; Education; United Service Organizations (U.S.); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: GIs return in 1946

    • 1980-1989?
    • In Fall 1946, over a thousand people returned to the college, including Mary Hall and former GIs under the GI Bill. Hall discusses the difference in the students who returned from the Army: they were settled and better students.
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Veterans--Education; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Jerry Gaither oral history

    • 2001-01-23; 2001-02-05
    • Clips from an oral history with Jerry Gaither, a former Tennessee educator. Gaither shares his memories of the Second Army of Tennessee maneuvers and campus life after World War II, particularly in relation to the G.I. Bill
    • Veterans--Housing; Veterans--Education; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : library advocacy

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses the state offering a $10 match to purchase new library books in each school system, if the school systems would also put forward $10. There was surprising opposition by school leaders who did not believe in using books other...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Library resources; Academic libraries

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