Monthly Archives: April 2016

Y is for Yummy

Nothing says summer like a fresh salad–check out some of these recipes! This 1914 cookbook comes from the Records of the Charity Circle of Murfreesboro. Founded in 1910, the Charity Circle is a women’s charity organization that assists Rutherford Country … Continue reading

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The AGRC Celebrates Earth Day 2016

  In honor of Earth Day 2016, the Albert Gore Research Center proudly presents our newest collection: The Larry Sizemore Horticulture Collection processed by graduate assistant Julie Maresco and University archivist Donna Baker. Larry Sizemore served as the Grounds Services … Continue reading

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“X” is for X-Files

  Today’s AGRC A to Z is dedicated to- wait for it – ALIENS! Okay, technically, or rather “officially” none of our collections have much to do with extraterrestrials, but it is the end of the semester and sometimes graduate students … Continue reading

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“W” is for Bob Womack

  These are the personal papers of MTSU Education Department Emeritus faculty member Bob Womack related to his research interests. In addition to his expertise in the field of education, Womack also fostered an encyclopedic knowledge of The Civil War, … Continue reading

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“V” is for the League of Women Voters

  In this political primary season, the Albert Gore Research Center presents its League of Women Voters of Murfreesboro Records. These records document the activities of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters’ Murfreesboro chapter. Founded in 1957, the chapter participates … Continue reading

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“U” is for Uncle Dave Macon

The “Uncle Dave Macon hour” (WAPB Radio) Audio Tapes collection includes audio tapes of the Uncle Dave Macon Hour broadcast on WAPB in 1996. This broadcast explored the history of music in and the heritage of Rutherford County. Guests included local … Continue reading

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“T” is for Tennis.

As a celebration for International Sports Day, today’s AGRC A to Z highlights an item from the Blue Raiders Sports Hall of Fame collection. MTSU Alum, Daniel Klemetz wore this jacket during his time on the Canadian  Olympic Men’s Tennis … Continue reading

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Congress Week 2016: Jim Cooper Papers

The Jim Cooper Papers include manuscripts and photographs documenting Congressman Cooper’s service as a member of the United States House Representative from Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District from 1982 to 1994. They are currently largely unprocessed, but a box-level inventory is … Continue reading

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“S” is for Senate

For Congress Week 2016, today’s AGRC A to Z is dedicated to LaMar Baker, a successful Chattanooga businessman elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1966. In 1968, he was elected to the Tennessee State Senate, and in 1970, he … Continue reading

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The Lasting Importance of the First Amendment

Middle Tennessee State University is fortunate to be the home of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies in the College of Media and Entertainment. The Chair was instituted in 1986 to honor Seigenthaler’s lifelong commitment to … Continue reading

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