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    • Basketball team, 1924

    • 1924
    • The 1923-24 Middle Tennessee State Normal School basketball team. Writing on the photo indicates the team won 13 and lost one game.
    • Basketball players; Basketball teams; College sports; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • 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, 1971).
    • Scarlett, Caroline; College presidents' spouses; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Claxton Literary Society

    • 1910-1919?
    • Claxton Literary Society was one of the earliest organizations on campus. Reportedly the organization was named for a local writer, and the group went on social outings together.
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School
    • 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
    • Dromgoole literary society, 1916

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    • Dromgoole Literary Society, one of the earliest organizations on campus, reportedly named for a local writer
    • Literature--Societies, etc.; College students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; Dromgoole, Will Allen, 1860-1934
    • 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
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : campus experiences

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses her time as a student at the Normal School. Hall recounts a few of her experiences, including the construction of Old Main and a few other buildings. Hall had to live across the street because the dormitories were full. Chapel...
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Middle Tennessee State Normal School; College buildings; College students; College teachers;
    • Miss Mary Hall interview : MTSC wedding

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall shares the story of an "unusual" event that happened to her dorm while she was the Dean of Women. One of the "girls" was getting married, so Hall and the residents in the dorm put together a wedding, which was held in the Student Union
    • Hall, Mary Ella, 1895-1991; Weddings; Weddings--Planning; Marriage service; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Miss Mary Hall interview: East Main Street entrance

    • 1980-1989?
    • Mary Hall discusses how Middle Tennessee got an entrance at East Main Street. President Cope had meetings with teachers and asked what he could do to help them. One physical education teacher requested a front entrance, and President Cope went out...
    • Roads; Streets; Middle Tennessee State College
    • 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;
    • Victory in Europe

    • 1946-06-26
    • Two stories: one about Omaha Beach and the other about Hitler's hide-a-way. World War II service experiences of State College veterans Earl Glover and Robert H. Garrison. Glover was involved in the capture of Berchtesgaden, Germany, where Hitler's...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Berchtesgaden (Germany)--History; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945;
    • War Bond Rally : Dorothy Gracey

    • 1943-08-18
    • Dorothy Gracey, a daughter of one of the professors, spills Spojes during a jiu-jutsu demonstration at the War Bond Rally in Murfreesboro. During WWII, Murfreesboro was the sight of both training of troops and widespread support of the war...
    • United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Women; Middle Tennessee State College

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