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    • Wearing letters other than "T" violates rule

    • 1957-10-06
    • Students at MTSC could face action from the Associated Student Body if they wore the letters of other schools on their clothing
    • Schools--Insignia; College sports; Middle Tennessee State College
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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;
    • Student Union, 1952

    • 1952
    • Image of the Student Union from the 1952 Midlander yearbook
    • Student unions; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Student Union Building, 1956

    • 1956
    • Photograph of the Student Union Building from the 1956 Midlander yearbook
    • Student unions; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Skylines, v. 2, no. 1, November 13, 1943

    • 1943-11-13
    • Skylines was a publication of the 11th College Training Detachment at MTSC during World War II. This issue has articles about Sgt. Edward Hand; Aviation students giving a program at Central High School; an average day of a CTD student; a comparison...
    • Newspapers; United States. Army Air Forces. College Training Detachment, 11th; World War, 1939-1945; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • Relay team, 1965

    • 1965
    • The 1965 relay team. Track began at the university in 1955, and it was the first sport integrated on campus. Robert Mallard, the African American student shown here, was the first African American athlete at MTSU
    • Relay racing; Track and field; African American athletes; College integration; College sports; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Q.M. Smith in front of Smith Hall

    • 1950-1959?
    • Quintin Miller Smith standing on the steps of Smith Hall. Smith was an MTSU student from 1911-1913, the MTSU president from 1938-1958, and a state and local civic leader until his death in 1976
    • Smith, Quintin Miller; College presidents; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Q.M. Smith at his desk

    • 1950-1959?
    • Quintin Miller Smith sitting at his desk. He was an MTSU student from 1911-1913, the MTSU president from 1938-1958, and a state and local civic leader until his death in 1976
    • Smith, Quintin Miller; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State 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
    • Patty and Harrell

    • 1961-11-08
    • Dr. Robert Morris Patty (student in 1911) and Charlie Harrell (1961 ASB President) during the 50th Anniversary, from an issue of Sidelines
    • Patty, Robert Morris; Harrell, Charlie; Anniversaries; Middle Tennessee State College
    • 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
    • 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
    • MTSU to lead drive for Viet Nam support

    • 1965-12-07
    • MTSU's student body president coordinated a Vietnam support petition which was circulated at other Tennessee colleges and universities. The article also discusses a student body president meeting to be held in Nashville to present the petitions to...
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Petitions; College students--Political activity; Middle Tennessee State University
    • MTSC student clubs, 1943

    • 1943
    • Pages from the 1943 Midlander yearbook include photos and rosters of club members and highlight officers of the Student Christian Union, Buchanan Dramatic Club, and Home Economics Club
    • Clubs; Middle Tennessee State College;
    • 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 : 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 : 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;
    • 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

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