Category Archives: collections

The WAVES are Rolling In

Written by Molly O’Rourke Elinor Hardy Johnson Folk was born just outside of Los Angeles, California on April 9th, 1917.  She graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles on February 1st, 1935, and started working for Employers’ Liability … Continue reading

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The Musical Side of Murphy Center

Written by Donna Baker, University Archivist It is not unusual for archivists to get attached to their collections.  When you are the University Archivist, you can get attached to a particular place and protective of the people associated with that … Continue reading

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AGRC at the Oral History Association Conference

  Graduate assistant Julie Maresco traveled to Long Beach, CA from October 11-October 16, 2016 to present a poster at the Oral History Association (OHA) 2016 conference. Here she describes her work and experience: “I was very fortunate to attend OHA’s … Continue reading

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Senator Albert Gore Contributes to Online Exhibit

As an institutional member of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC), the Albert Gore Research Center has the opportunity to contribute to various projects in collaboration with other members of that organization. One such project is … Continue reading

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“A Voice for Citizens, A Force for Change”

Written by Sarah Calise, graduate assistant It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. I’m not even talking about Halloween. It’s election season, and, yes, it is wonderful. Exercising your constitutional right to vote is one of … Continue reading

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Comemmorating the Vietnam War

Written by Brad Miller, graduate assistant Depending on your age, the Vietnam War may  be an event you memorized in American history class, or it may be a not too distant past that awakens challenging memories of war, protest, and vast social … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame Archives 2014

Written by Matt Norwood, intern. The Albert Gore Research Center and Middle Tennessee State University’s Aerospace Department have collaborated once again to process materials of donated to the Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame Archives. This archives, located in S214 of the Business … Continue reading

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