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"A touch of greatness" : a history of Tennessee State University

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

America's historically Black colleges and universities, Volume First edition (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2851 .T36 L68 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10345025

Keywords:

Tennessee State University--History

Abstract:

Contents: 1909/22: born of Jim Crow: Tennessee A&I State Normal School -- 1922/36: transformation from normal school to four-year college -- 1937/43: William J. Hale and the great battle -- 1943/51: Walter S. Davis: transforming a college into a university -- 1951/68: Tennessee A&I students and the civil rights movement -- 1968/74: Andrew P. Torrence and the battle of Geier -- 1975/85: Frederick S. Humphries, TSU-UTN merger and survival -- 1985/90: Roy P. Peterson and Otis L. Floyd: readjustment -- 1991/2005: James A. Hefner: students matter most -- 2005/12: Melvin N. Johnson and Portia Shields -- TSU Diamonds: student athletes, coaches, and sports legends.

Publication Language:

eng