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Letter from Tennessee Tech University alumni Nelia J. Kimbrough, Calvin Kimbrough, David E. McIntyre, and Patricia McIntyre to the editor of The Oracle student newspaper in response to Tennessee Tech men's tennis coach Larry Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the activism of and backlash against Tennessee Tech Black athletes. Included with the letter is a clipping from The Atlanta Constitution.

1973-04-19

Page 124 from the Eagle yearbook for 1973-1974. Transcript: "RIGHT: Tennis captain Dave Brents listens to Jeff Axel's presentation of the incident concerning Brents and tennis coach Larry Ware the previous weekend. FAR RIGHT: Jeff Axel points to the spring sports brochure as an example of a lack of coverage of black athletes. SURROUNDING PHOTOGRAPHS: Pictures depict the many Tech sports in which black athletes participate."

1974

Page 111 from the Eagle yearbook for 1973-1974. on Tennessee Tech University men's tennis coach Larry Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the activism of and backlash against Tennessee Tech Black athletes in response.

1974

Photograph of David Brents, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing at the President's Luncheon Forum. Jeff Axel spoke about tennis Coach Larry Ware's abandonment of Brents in Johnson City, Tennessee, and other instances of racial discrimination at the Forum.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and leaning over to pick up a sports brochure. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lecturn and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel is holding a brochure for the men's track and field team. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel is holding and looking at a brochure for the men's track and field team. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel is holding and pointing at a brochure for the men's track and field team. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Photograph of Jeffrey Axel, a Tennessee Tech University Black student athlete, standing behind a lectern and speaking at the President's Luncheon Forum. Axel called out men's tennis Coach Larry Ware’s racist treatment of David Brents, the university’s lack of recognition of Black athletes’ abilities, underrepresentation of Black athletes in publicity materials, and racism in the “T” Club for varsity student athletes.

1973-04-16

Clipping from page 2 of the April 27, 1973 issue of The Oracle student newspaper. The clipping is a letter to the editor in response to Tennessee Tech University men's tennis coach Larry Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the activism of and backlash against Tennessee Tech Black athletes.

1973-04-27

Clipping from page 3 of the April 27, 1973 issue of The Oracle student newspaper on Tennessee Tech University football coach Don Wade's and track coach Bob Noyes's decisions to dismiss Black athletes who refused to practice in response to Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee.

1973-04-27

Page 125 from the Eagle yearbook for 1973-1974 on Tennessee Tech University men's tennis coach Larry Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the activism of Tennessee Tech Black athletes in response.

1974

Clipping from page 1 of the April 27, 1973 issue of The Oracle student newspaper on Tennessee Tech University men's tennis coach Larry Ware's abandonment of David Brents, a Black tennis player, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the activism of and backlash against Tennessee Tech Black athletes in response.

1973-04-27

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