Tech Training School Parent Teacher Association records
Records include photographs, certificates, scrapbooks, and event programs that relate to the activities of Tech Training School Parent Teacher Association.
Of note are fourteen scrapbooks from 1942 to 1966 and two Founder’s Day program volumes. The scrapbooks document events from individual school years including newspaper clippings, student artwork, programs, and photographs. The purpose of the scrapbooks was to record the accomplishments of the PTA for the school year. The scrapbooks also include records of the State-wide PTA.
- 1942 - 1966
Biographical / Historical
Tech Training School began as the Seventh Street Elementary School and became the Tech Training School (or Campus School) in 1949. It served to educate teachers at attending school at Tech in this role. The building was revamped at a cost of $125,000 in order to serve up to eighth grade. Notable individuals were involved in the PTA, including the Farrs, Barnes, Derrryberrys, Crawfords, Ashburns, and Snelgrove families.
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Language of Materials
Records are arranged in alphabetical order and then chronological order.
- Concert programs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Derryberry, Joan (Gertrude Joan Pitt-Rew), 1906-1998
- Parents' and teachers' associations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers colleges Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tennessee Polytechnic Institute
- black-and-white photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- minutes (administrative records) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- souvenir programs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Tech Training School Parent Teacher Association records
- Megan M. Atkinson
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- Edition statement
- This is the second edition of the finding aid. The finding aid was changed when the materials were rehoused.