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    • Cook, R. James

    • Agriculture; Universities & colleges; Biotechnology
    • 119 minute oral history interview conducted with Dr. R. James Cook, former dean of Washington State University's College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. He speaks on his experiences growing up on a farm in Minnesota and...
    • Schwartze, Chester D.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 120 minute oral history interview conducted with Schwartze, Chester D., Washington State College/University Horticulture - Alumni, PhD 1935. WWAREC-Puyallup. Topics include: Personal background. Student at WSU, 1920-1924 (BA Agriculture), 1932-1935...
    • Crow, Mac

    • Universities & colleges; Committees; Farming; Students; College presidents
    • 71 minute oral history interview conducted with Robert McCall ""Mac"" Crow, a Washington State College alumnus, and former regent of Washington State University. He speaks about how he got his name, his family, and life in Oakesdale, Washington. He...
    • Hodgson, A. Scott

    • Dairying; Universities & colleges
    • 86 minute oral history interview conducted with Hodgson, A. Scott, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Dairy Science. Alumni, 1950. WWREC-Puyallup. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of Pullman and WSU. Dairy Science...
    • Winn Grimes, Georgia

    • Universities & colleges
    • 41 minute oral history interview with Georgia Grimes Winn, daughter of George Grimes, who was a member of the first class of students at Washington State University back in 1892 and longtime Superintendent of Building and Grounds. Time Start ...
    • Brayton, Bobo

    • Coaching (Athletics); Baseball; Athletes; Baseball players; Universities & colleges
    • 453 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University head baseball coach Chuck ""Bobo"" Brayton. Brayton was Washington State University's head baseball coach from 1962 to 1994, and attened WSU (then WSC) as a...
    • Hanson, Tom

    • Universities & colleges; Service industry; Students
    • 43 minute oral history interview conducted with Hanson, Tom, Washington State College/University Student, 1965-66. Topics include: Personal background. Student life at WSU - classes, teaching methods, typical day, entertainment, ROTC, dormitories,...
    • Law, Alvin G.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 157 minute oral history interview conducted with Law, Alvin G., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of WSU, 1941-79. Courses Law taught. Origins and work of Washington State Crop...
    • Entenmann, Felix

    • Agriculture; Soil conservation; Universities & colleges
    • 83 minute oral history interview conducted with Entenmann, Felix, Washington State College/University alumni - Agronomy and Soils, 1951. Topics include: Personal background and work as an agronomist with the Army. Agronomy graduate, B.S. and M.S.,...
    • Crawford, William

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Crawford, William, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1954-72. Junior colleges and their separation from public schools....
    • Caraher, Joe

    • Universities & colleges; Alumni & alumnae
    • 115 minute oral history interview conducted with Caraher, Joe, Washington State College/University alumni Association. Topics include: Personal background. Establishment of alumni clubs in and out of Washington. Alumni meetings and gathering...
    • Deeter, Ike

    • Coaching (Athletics); Boxing; Boxers (Sports)
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University boxing coach Isaac (Ike) Deeter. Deeter (1902-2003) attended WSC in the early 1920s and then coached WSU boxing for about 40 years before retiring in 1967.Length of...
    • Brain, George

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Education
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Brain, George, Washington State College/University Education - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1965-1983. Establishment of the the Department of Education, 1964. Evolution of...
    • Kottke, Frank

    • Universities & colleges; Postal service
    • 144 minute oral history interview conducted with Kottke, Frank, Washington State College/University Economics. Topics include: Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1961-1979. Economics department - undergraduate and graduate students. WSU...
    • Ackley, William B.

    • Horticulture; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 143 minute oral history interview conducted with Ackley, William B., Washington State College/University Horticulture - Chair. Topics include: Development of landscape architecture program at WSU. Washington state's wine grape industry....
    • Young, Leonard W.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Young, Leonard W., Washington State College/University Agriculture - Experiment Stations. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career and duties, 1936-67. Recollections of early WSU...
    • Friel, Jack

    • Coaching (Athletics); Basketball; Basketball players; College administrators; Sports
    • 79 minute oral history interview conducted with Jack Friel, Washington State University basketball coach from 1928-1958; he had 495 victories. Tape 1 Side 1 0 - 1. Introduction. 1 - 6. Early years as coach of high school teams in Colville and...
    • Tjomsland, Arnold C.

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 121 minute oral history interview conducted with Tjomsland, Arnold C., Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Biography of Tjomsland. Work with State Office of Public Instruction, 1950-1960. Capital Outlay Program for...
    • French, C. Clement

    • College presidents; Universities & colleges;
    • 118 minute oral history interview with former Washington State UNiversity President C. Clement French. The interview includes French's biography, his philosophy of administration and administrative duties prior to WSU. French describes his first...
    • Berry, Stan

    • Universities & colleges
    • 351 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University admissions director Stan Berry. Time Start Topics 0:00 Background Info, 1:40 Father: Background, 2:40 Mother: Background, 3:25 ""Melrose,...

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