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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Missildine, Harry

    • Basketball; Football; Sports; Track athletics; Universities & colleges
    • 85 minute oral history interview conducted with Harry Missildine, long-time sports reporter for the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Tape 1 Side 1 0 - 2: Introduction. 2 - 11: Covered WSU sports from 1956 until 1980. Mainly football, basketball, with...
    • Oman, Glenn

    • College administrators; Sports; Sports & recreation facilities
    • 92 minute oral history interview conducted with Glenn Oman, Washington State University Athletic Director from 1949-1981. Tape 1 Side 1 0 - 1: Introduction. 1 - 9: Worked for WSU from 1949-1981. Had job in Controller's office, then moved to the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Wells, Donald A.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Wells, Donald A., Washington State College/University Philosophy - Chair. Topics include: (I) Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1948-1969. Establishment of the Philosophy department and...
    • Yothers, Robert A.

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with Yothers, Robert A., Washington State College/University alumni - Political Science, 1930s. Topics include: Extensive discussion on Student Strike of 1936 and Yothers' role in it as chairman.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Vogel, Orville A.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 158 minute oral history interview conducted with Vogel, Orville A., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils, USDA. Topics include: Wheat variety and disease research. WSU career, 1931-76. Cooperation with WSU. Team research....
    • Backus, Donald

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 102 minute oral history interview conducted with Backus, Donald, Washington State College/University alumni - Agricultural Engineering, 1952. Topics include: Personal background. Pine Manor, a male residence hall - social events, house mother,...
    • McDonough, Ellen

    • Universities & colleges
    • 128 minute oral history interview conducted with McDonough, Ellen, Washington State College/University Food Services. Topics include: McDonough's early life with sister Caroline Cooper, head of Duplicating and Mailing. Student career at WSC and...
    • Gannon, Gertrude Bryan

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents
    • 431 minute oral history interview conducted with Gannon, Gertrude Bryan, Washington State College/University alumni. Daughter of President E. A. Bryan. Topics include: Personal background-- Pullman and Boise. Exctensive selections on her father,...
    • Littlewood, Robert A.

    • Universities & colleges
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Littlewood, Robert A., Washington State College/University Anthropology. Topics include: Personal background. Sociology-Anthropology Department - faculty, locations, tensions, and unity. Anthropology...
    • Kreizinger, Everett J.

    • Adult education
    • 33 minute oral history interview conducted with Kreizinger, Everett J., Washington State College/University Adult and Continuing Education. Topics include: Telephone interview. WSU career, retired in 1969. Masters of Extension program. Colleagues....
    • WSU History Slideshow -- Narrated by Bob Smawley. 2005

    • Universities & colleges; college presidents; Rose Bowl; Sports
    • A 47 minute audiovisual PowerPoint history of WSU told through pictures from 1890 up until the 2000s. Presentation covers all major happenings from Rose Bowl appearances and the Martin Stadium fire to WSU traditions like "Hello Walk" and ringing...
    • Gibson, Hoot

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 220 minute oral history interview conducted with Gibson, Weldon B. ""Hoot"", Washington State College/University WSU Foundation. Alumni - Business Administration, 1938. Topics include: Student days at WSU during the late 1930s - classes, buildings,...
    • Krueger, Hanna

    • Universities & colleges; Libraries
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Krueger, Hanna, Washington State College/University WSU Libraries - Head of Humanities Library. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1953-1970. Location of library. Head of...
    • Vatnsdal, Mildred

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Teachers
    • 52 minute oral history interview conducted with Vatnsdal, Mildred, Washington State College/University Mathematics alumni, 1924. Instructor. Faculty Wife - J.R. Vatnsdal, Mathematics. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC -...

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