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  • Description: Background
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    • Landis, Paul

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Sociology
    • 866 minute oral history interview conducted with Landis, Paul, Washington State College/University Sociology, Rural Sociology, Dean of Graduate School. Topics include: Family background. Sociology Department. Published works. WSU career, 1935-....
    • 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,...
    • 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 -...
    • Klossner, Erich and Alma

    • Universities & colleges
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Klossner, Erich and Alma, Washington State College/University alumni - Foreign Languages, 1918. US Postal Service, campus branch. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC - tuition,...
    • Smith, G. Donald

    • Universities & colleges; Libraries
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with Smith, G. Donald, Washington State College/University Libraries - Director. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1946-1976. Library situation upon arrival. Holland Library. Efforts and...
    • 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 ...
    • Manring, Betty H.

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Manring, Betty H., Washington State College/University alumni - Liberal Arts, 1932. Topics include: Personal and family background. 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and Hollywood. The Depression. Social...
    • Gunsul, Brooks

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 44 minute oral history interview conducted with Gunsul, Richard ""Brooks"", Washington State College/University alumni - Architecture, 1952. Topics include: Student days at WSC - campus housing, teachers, social activities, G.I.'s as students, and...
    • Matsen, Joseph

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 42 minute oral history interview conducted with Matsen, Joseph, Washington State College/University alumni - Business Administration, 1949. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC - changed atmosphere on campus following WWII,...
    • 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,...
    • Bobb, Bernard

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Historians
    • 87 minute oral history interview conducted with Bobb, Bernard, Washington State College/University History. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1949-1980. Early years of the Political Science and History department - course load, extension...
    • Pence, William B.

    • Fire fighters; Fire stations; Fire engines & equipment; Universities & colleges
    • 65 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State UNiversity fire Chief William ""Bill"" Pence. Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1947-75. Changes at WSU Fire Department during Pence's career. Recounts student...
    • Herdering, Judy

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Health care
    • 121 minute oral history interview conducted with Herdering, Judy, Washington State College/University Student Health Services. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of Student Health Center (SHC) upon arrival in 1958. Organization of...
    • Sunnell, Agnes

    • Universities & colleges
    • 54 minute oral history interview conducted with Sunnell, Agnes, Washington State College/University Home Economics - Extension. Topics include: Personal background. Academic and professional career at WSU, 1942-58. Research and extension work in...
    • Boyington, Alfred

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Music; Musicians
    • 68 minute oral history interview conducted with Boyington, Alfred, Washington State College/University Music. Topics include: Personal background. How Boyington came to WSU. Career, 1933-1973. WWII, and graduate school at the University of...
    • Hinrichs, Bob

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Agriculture
    • 59 minute oral history interview conducted with Hinrichs, Bob, Washington State College/University alumni - Animal Science, 1954. Topics include: Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Student experiences at WSU - studies,...
    • 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...
    • McNeil, Charles

    • Universities & colleges; Entomologists
    • 45 minute oral history interview conducted with McNeil, Charles, Washington State College/University Zoology. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1946-76. Courses taught by McNeil. Zoology department - research,...
    • Thompson, Albert

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 82 minute oral history interview conducted with Thompson, Albert, Washington State College/University Foreign Languages and Division of Humanities - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1930-1964. Reasons for...
    • Smith, Samuel H.

    • College presidents; Universities & colleges;
    • 131 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University President Samuel "Sam" Smith. He talks about presidency with the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, working for several different...

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