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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...
    • Nilan, Bob

    • Universities & colleges
    • 49 minute oral history interview conducted with former Dean of Washington State University's College of Sciences Bob Nilan. Time Start Keyword, 0:00:20 ""New Westminister, British Columbia"", 0:00:35 University of British Columbia, ...
    • Smawley, Bob

    • College administrators; Sports & recreation facilities; Rogers Stadium Fire (1970); WSU Alumni Relations
    • 174 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University student, administrator, and Alumni Association President Robert ""Bob"" Smawley. Interview recounts Robert Smawley's experiences as both student ('52) and...
    • 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...
    • French Hall Occupation by Student Protesters

    • College Presidents; Student movements
    • On May 5th, 1970, the day after Kent State, student protestors at Washington State University occupied the Franch administration Building, and issued several demands of university administration. Someone in the President's office recorded portions...
    • Beasley, Wallis

    • Universities & colleges; Sociology; College administrators; Teachers
    • 92 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University interim President Dr. Wallis Beasley. He talks about his education and teaching positions before to WSU. He also speaks about how he moved up in positions so fast,...
    • Weller, Harry

    • Universities & colleges; Architects; Architecture; Land use
    • 396 minute oral history interview conducted with Weller, Harry, Washington State College/University Architecture. Topics include: Personal biography. Student days at WSC, 1919-23. Professional career at WSC and WSU, 1928-66. Discussion of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Schnaitter, Allene

    • Universities & colleges; Librarians; Libraries; Leadership;
    • 112 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University Libraries Dean Allene Schnaitter. She speaks about her education prior to WSU as well as how she came to WSU as the director of libraries. She also talks about her...
    • Eastlick, Herb

    • Zoology; Research; Committees; Teachers; Students; Science; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University Zoology Chair, Herb Eastlick. He speaks his early life, his university education and his first two jobs. He also speaks out his research, how he came to WSU and the...
    • Stark, Larry -- Memorials

    • Archivists
    • 7 minutes of audio memorials of Larry Stark. Lawrence Stark began in WSU's archives in 1970, and was University Archivist at Washington State University from 1985 until his death in 2008. At a memorial service that year, two associates shared...
    • 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,...
    • 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 ...
    • Ehlers, Melvin H.

    • Dairying; Universities & colleges
    • 117 minute oral history interview conducted with Ehlers, Melvin H., Washington State College/University Animal Science - Dairy Science. Topics include: Recollections of Dairy Science Department. Ehlers' Biography. Professional career at WSU,...
    • Jones, Barry

    • Universities & colleges; Family trees; Families; Alumni & alumnae
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Washington State University alumnus Barry Jones. He speaks about family history and their connection to WSU. He also talks about how he came to WSU, the greek system at WSU, AWSU politics, how he met...
    • Keene, Phillip E.

    • Universities & colleges; Land use
    • 109 minute oral history interview conducted with Keene, Phillip E., Washington State College/University University Architect. Topics include: Personal background. Job description. History of campus buildings, golf course, and parking. The future -...
    • Ostrom, T.G.

    • Universities & colleges; Mathematicians
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Ostrom, T.G., Washington State College/University Mathematics - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1960-1981. Mathematics department - teaching loads, hiring...
    • Bertramson, B. Rodney

    • Agriculture; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 137 minute oral history interview conducted with Bertramson, B. Rodney, Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1949-85. Highlights in Agronomy program....
    • Cossalman, Gertrude

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Education; Students
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with Cossalman, Gertrude, Washington State College/University Education - Administrative Assistant. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1942-1976. Early years of the Education department....

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