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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Greenaway, Donald and Louise

    • Universities & colleges; Service industry; Women
    • 270 minute oral history interview conducted with Greenaway, Donald and Louise, Washington State College/University Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Faculty Wife - Donald Greenaway, Hotel and Restaurant Administration.English instructor. Topics...
    • 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...
    • Bennett, Edward M.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Athletics
    • Two oral history interviews, totaling 167 minutes, conducted with Bennett, Edward M. (#1), Washington State College/University History. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1961-present. History department - students,...
    • 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...
    • Thonney, Steven

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 59 minute oral history interview conducted with Thonney, Steven, Washington State College/University alumni - Agricultural Education, 1975. MA, Animal Science,1978. Topics include: Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Reasons...
    • Thonney, Larry

    • Universities & colleges; Dairying
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Thonney, Larry, Pullman businessman - Photography and Dairy Farming. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of WSU. Experiences at WSU - selling milk to dairy on campus, social life -...
    • Thonney, Phyllis

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Thonney, Phyllis, Washington State College/University alumni - General Studies, 1988 (Began 1946, returned 1985). Topics include: Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Impressions...
    • Fry, Richard B.

    • Universities & colleges; Sports; Journalism;
    • 278 minute oral history interview with Dick Fry, former Washington State University sports information director. Interview recounts Dick Fry's experiences as an employee at WSU. Positions held include Alumni Editor, Sports Info Director, and...
    • Johnson, Barbara

    • Universities & colleges; Libraries; Librarians
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Johnson, Barbara, Washington State College/University WSU Libraries. Topics include: Family background. Foreign Language degree (WSU, 1939-1943). Parent's floral shop and lunch counter in Pullman...
    • Hill, Alberta D.

    • Home economics; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 116 minute oral history interview conducted with Hill, Alberta D., Washington State College/University Home Economics - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. Education and career before coming to WSU. Career at WSU, 1969-83. Dean, 1975....
    • 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...
    • Shaw, C. Gardner

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture; Botany
    • 290 minute oral history interview conducted with Shaw, C. Gardner, Washington State College/University Plant Pathology - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. World War II experiences. WSU career, 1947-1983. Beaver Creek Camp development....
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Lincoln, Keith

    • Football; Coaching (Athletics)
    • 70 minute oral history interview conducted with Lincoln, Keith, Washington State College/University alumni - Physical Education, 1961. Assistant Football Coach. Topics include: Personal background. Football at WSU. Professional football with the...
    • 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...
    • Hinrichs, Max

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Hinrichs, Max, Washington State College/University alumni - Agriculture, 1925. Topics include: Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - financing education, expenses, and ROTC. Influence of...
    • 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...

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