Author Archives: Albert Gore Research Center

Meet Our 2019 Summer Intern!

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist The Gore Center is pleased to introduce our 2019 Bart Gordon Papers summer intern, Sarah Coffman! During the spring semester, the Gore Center held a nationwide search for a graduate student in public history and … Continue reading

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Tennesseans Respond: Brown v. Board of Education

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist Today, May 17, marks the 65th anniversary of the 1954 United States Supreme Court decision in the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which overturned Plessy v. Ferguson and determined “separate … Continue reading

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Albert Gore Research Center’s 25th Anniversary

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist As we wrap up the 2018-2019 academic year, the Albert Gore Research Center’s 25th anniversary celebrations will also come to a close. Starting today through the beginning of May, we will post 25 highlights from … Continue reading

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Archive Spotlight: Charity Circle of Murfreesboro

Written by Marley Abbott, Graduate Assistant Marley previously created a resource guide on “Women’s Groups, Clubs, and Organizations in Murfreesboro,” which included Charity Circle of Murfreesboro. It is a great document to explore all year long, but especially during Women’s … Continue reading

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The Ole Miss Incident: Examining the Past in the Present

Written by Marley Abbott, Graduate Assistant *Disclaimer: some of the words and images cited in this post may contain offensive language and sentiments. This past Valentine’s Day, I had the privilege of attending MTSU’s Unity Luncheon with keynote speaker James … Continue reading

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Burn It Down: Finding Nitrate Film in the Archive

Written by Casey Swank, Graduate Assistant The archivists and graduate assistants here at the Albert Gore Research Center have a running joke: if things in the archive start going south, just burn it down (truly, we ARE kidding). Little did … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the MT Lambda Exhibit

Written by Alissa Kane, Graduate Assistant Warning: Some of the content in this blog post and the exhibits contain hateful speech and descriptions of violence toward LGBT+ people. I am grateful that I have the opportunity to work for the … Continue reading

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