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Meet the New Archives Assistant!

The Tennessee Tech University Archives and Special Collections is excited to introduce their newest addition to the archival team! Jenny Huffman began her new role as an Archives Assistant in June 2022. Her work will include digitization and digital preservation, … Continue reading

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The Loyola Project at Tennessee Tech

On April 13, 2022, Tech Archives participated in a film screening series with 63 other institutions airing and discussing the documentary, “The Loyola Project.” The film documents the 1963 NCAA championship win of the Loyola Ramblers of Chicago. The film … Continue reading

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Christmas Forest Exhibit

Each year, Tech Archive’s participates in the Christmas Forest exhibit hosted by the Cookeville History Museum. The exhibit features Christmas trees decorated by numerous local non-profits such as Cookeville Leisure Services, Friends of White Plains, and the Putnam County Imagination … Continue reading

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Cookeville Mall Revisited

Tech Archives worked with vendors to perform our digitization on negatives, reel film and sound, and cassette tapes. Almost 10,000 negatives featuring the Upper Cumberland from the 1930s to the 1970s are currently being described and will be available online … Continue reading

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The Eagle Online!!!

This summer, Tech Archives had yearbooks dating from 1926 to 2003 digitized and made text searchable. As mentioned in previous articles, scanning is time consuming and tedious. As a result, we used a vendor for the physical scanning while cataloging … Continue reading

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New Exhibit Explores the History of Black Students and Employees at Tennessee Tech

By Hannah O’Daniel McCallon The Tennessee Tech University Archives’ newest digital exhibit is now live! “Imagine Going Half a Day and Not Seeing Anybody That Looks Like You”: A History of Black Students & Employees at Tennessee Tech provides a … Continue reading

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“What Affects One Group Affects All of Us”: Black Student Activism at Tennessee Tech

by Hannah O’Daniel McCallon The Archives’s newest exhibit is now open in the Multicultural Affairs’s case on the top floor of the University Center! “What Affects One Group Affects All of Us”: Black Student Activism at Tennessee Tech highlights the … Continue reading

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Letter from the University Archivist

This “Archives with Atkinson” article is released after our traditional Homecoming here at Tennessee Tech. It is also the 90th homecoming at Tech and may be the most unique one we had to date. No live concerts, no in-person Golden … Continue reading

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History of the Leona Lusk Officer Black Cultural Center Exhibit

by Hannah O’Daniel McCallon Caption: Photograph of students posing as a group in the Black Cultural Center on October 14, 1999. Source: Office of Multicultural Affairs records The Archives is creating three digital exhibits to celebrate the 30-year Anniversary of … Continue reading

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Big Name Entertainment Update

Archives and Special Collections extends its gratitude to those who responded to the Big Name Entertainment exhibit. We appreciate the stories alumni shared, photographs, and some of you even donated materials! We appreciate that since there are more ways to … Continue reading

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