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  • Subject: (Sports)
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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Enberg, Mary Lou

    • Universities & colleges; Physical education; Athletes; Coaching (Athletics); Women's rights; Women; Sports; Sports & recreation facilities; Gymnasiums
    • 127 minute oral history interview with Mary Lou Enberg, professor emeritus in Washington State University's Department of Physical Education for Women. She speaks about her background and her interest in physical education. She also speaks about...
    • 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...
    • Rademacher, Pete

    • Boxing; Boxers (Sports); Animal behavior
    • 120 minute oral history interview conducted with Pete Rademacher, Washington State University student, 1950-1953, and Olympics gold medal boxer, 1956 (Melbourne). Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSU - professors, work with...
    • 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...
    • Friel, Wally

    • Universities & colleges; Basketball; Basketball players; Coaching (Athletics); Sports; Athletes; Family trees; Families;
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Wallis Friel, son of longtime Washington State College basketball coach Jack Friel. He speaks about how long his family has been in Pullman, his family's involvement with WSU, his education and his...

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