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Tech Training School Parent Teacher Association records

Identifier: RG-0000-0004

Content Description

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.


3 Volumes

2.04 Cubic Feet

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Records are arranged in alphabetical order and then chronological order.

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Tech University Archives Repository

1100 North Peachtree Avenue
PO Box 5066
Cookeville Tennessee 38505 United States