Author Archives: Albert Gore Research Center

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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Meet Our FOUR New Graduate Assistants

This year the Albert Gore Research Center welcomed four new graduate assistants from the Public History department. These graduate assistants are vital to the operation of our archive. They conduct everyday tasks, like processing, reference, exhibit development, digitization, and preservation. … Continue reading

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My Summer at the Gore Center

Written by Mary DePeder, Intern It’s my last week as the Bart Gordon Papers intern this summer and that is certainly cause for a touch of melancholy. As MTSU revs up for another semester with students moving into dorms, milling … Continue reading

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