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Intern Perspectives: Annie Dockery

This blog post was authored by Annie Dockery, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of English in Spring 2019. By interning in Special Collections I appreciated that I was able to utilize both halves of my major, English and Education, while also delving into history, an area outside of my field. During the internship, I created four sets of lesson plans and handouts

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Remembering UC Student and WWII Pilot Leroy Sullivan

Leroy Sullivan was a University of Chattanooga student who joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 to contribute to the war effort in Europe. Lieutenant Sullivan, or “Sully” as he was known by his friends, has been chronicled by UTC student, Jennifer Jones, who contributed an article about his life and legacy to Catalpa, a magazine published by graduate students in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department

Work in Special Collections this Summer!

This position has closed. We are no longer accepting applications. Special Collections is currently hiring UTC students to work part time in the repository this summer. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Special Collections is responsible for acquiring, processing, digitizing, and preserving unique, cultural heritage materials. In particular, the materials focus on the university, Chattanooga, the state of Tennessee, and the American South. Student Assistants play critical roles

Intern Perspectives: Britany Green

This blog post was authored by Britany Green, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Spring 2019. When I decided to pursue this internship with Special Collections, I did not know that the experience would be so rewarding. I originally found myself drawn to this internship, for I knew that I would add to the Chattanooga Women’s Oral History Project. Oral

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Reflect on Chattanooga’s March For Our Lives Demonstrations One Year Later

On March 24, 2018, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida organized demonstrations in Washington, D.C. and more than 800 cities in the United States, including Chattanooga, Tennessee. Local efforts to join the March For Our Lives movement were led by Chattanooga Students Leading Change, Chattanooga Moms for Social Justice, the Chattanooga chapter of Moms Demand Action, and a group of local clergy,  gathered at 10 A. M.

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