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    • Works Progress Administration adult education workshop

    • 1930-1949
    • Works Progress Administration Adult Education workshop/class. "WPA workers at STC improved landscaping and performed other manual labor. The program also hired out-of-work teachers, nurses, and dieticians to teach domestic skills." (Barnett, Holly,...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration; Occupational retraining; Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • E. Mai Saunders

    • 1950-1959?
    • E. Mai Saunders began teaching music at Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1911 and retired in 1955. She served on two faculty committees, public programs and schedules, from 1946 to 1956. She was Assistant Professor of Music and later...
    • Saunders, E. Mai; Music teachers; Music--Instruction and study; Middle Tennessee State College
    • ROTC Drill Team

    • 1960-1969
    • Photograph of an ROTC Drill Team marching and carrying a banner that reads: "Middle Tennessee State University, Sam Davis Pershing Rifles"
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Charles G. Phillips

    • 1960-1969?
    • Charles G. Phillips, namesake of Phillips Bookstore in the Keathley University Center
    • Phillips, Charles G.; College teachers; College stores; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Bob Abernathy

    • 1960-1969?
    • James Robert Abernathy, or Bob Abernathy, is best known for his service as ambassador for Middle Tennessee State University. He made more than 2,500 speaking appearances in 21 states throughout the course of his career at the university. Abernathy...
    • Abernathy, James Robert; College teachers; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Industrial Arts Department : General Metals Shop

    • 1964
    • The General Metals Shop in the Industrial Arts Department at MTSC in 1964. "New equipment installed in 1942 for the Industrial Arts Department was a critical component of the World War II training program. 'The Shop' became a much busier place...
    • Metal-work; Industrial equipment; Industrial arts--Study and teaching; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Peace demonstration : Keathley University Center

    • 1964-1974?
    • Rallying in front of the Keathley University Center for attendance at a campus peace demonstration on Oct. 15th. The Vietnam Moratorium Committee urged people to "Give Peace a Chance"
    • Demonstrations; Protest movements; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Middle Tennessee State College; Middle Tennessee State University
    • 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
    • Horse Science bus

    • 1965-1969?
    • Photograph of the Middle Tennessee State University Horse Science bus
    • Buses; Transportation; School field trips; Horse industry--Study and teaching; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Bart Gordon in departmental library

    • 1965-1975?
    • Bart Gordon was born and educated in Rutherford County, attended MTSU, and graduated in 1971. He then received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1973. Notes on the back of the photo indicate this photo was used in the Midlander...
    • Gordon, Bart J., 1949-; College students; Law students--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
    • Constitution revamp continues in ASB

    • 1966-03-01
    • Call's article describes the proposed Associated Student Body constitutional changes (Replacing the word "college" with University, allowing women and juniors to run for A.S.B. president, and raising the GPA required to run) and the arguments that...
    • Student government; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Cadet 2nd Lieutenant receiving an award

    • 1966-05-10
    • Cadet 2nd Lt. Paul W. Landers of Murfreesboro receiving an award on May 10, 1966. He received the "Superior Cadet Award" for the junior class, presented by Dean Firman Cunningham, head of the School of Business and Industry at Middle Tennessee...
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Military education; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Board Named to Select New President"

    • 1968-05-16
    • After President Quill E. Cope's resignation, a board had to be named to find his successor. This newspaper clipping includes quotes from Cope's resignation speech. Cope was the fourth MTSU president; he was leaving MTSU to return to teaching at the...
    • Cope, Quill Evan; Resignation; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • M. G. Scarlett, 1920-

    • 1968-1978?
    • A biographical sketch of MTSU President Melvin G. Scarlett. Caption text: Born December 30, 1920 at Reading, Pennsylvania, he is the son of Clarence Albert and Mossie Ann (Ritzman) Scarlett. He received his education at Catawba College in North...
    • Scarlett, Melvin G.; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Keathley University Center

    • 1968?
    • Keathley University Center was built in 1967. Burkhalter-Hickerson, architect; L.L. Poe, contractor
    • Student unions; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Letter about Playbill Magazine display

    • 1977
    • Letter from Eastern Illinois University to the President of MTSU informing him of Dorothe Tucker's inclusion in a Playbill Magazine article concerning theatre programs
    • Tucker, Dorethe; Drama; Theater; Middle Tennessee State University;

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