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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-....
    • 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...
    • Jacobson, Marion

    • Universities & colleges; Food industry; Teachers
    • 46 minute oral history interview conducted with Jacobson, Marion, Washington State College/University Home Economics - Food Science & Human Nutrition. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1956-75. Changing philosophy of the Home Economics...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Caraher, Joe

    • Universities & colleges; Alumni & alumnae
    • 115 minute oral history interview conducted with Caraher, Joe, Washington State College/University alumni Association. Topics include: Personal background. Establishment of alumni clubs in and out of Washington. Alumni meetings and gathering...
    • Webster, Dorothy

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Webster, Dorothy, Washington State College/University alumni - Mathematics & Education, 1927. Topics include: Personal background. Family members who have graduated from WSU. Student days at WSC -...
    • Jones, Marguerite

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 23 minute oral history interview conducted with Jones, Marguerite, Washington State College/University alumni - Speech & Education, 1960. Topics include: Personal background. Speech and Education curriculum. Typical day at WSU. Social life and...
    • Eckblad, Inez

    • Home economics; Universities & colleges
    • 45 minute oral history interview conducted with Eckblad, Inez, Washington State College/University Home Economics - Food Science & Human Nutrition. Extension. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1946-1967....
    • Rasmussen, Lowell W.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 174 minute oral history interview conducted with Rasmussen, Lowell W., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-75. Research and colleagues at WSU. Development of...
    • 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...
    • 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 -...
    • 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...
    • Adams, Ruth

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Education; Spouses; Women
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Adams, Ruth, Washington State College/University alumni - Music/Education, 1941. Faculty Wife - Mark F. Adams, Division of Industrial Research. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at...
    • Bushaw, Donald

    • Universities & colleges; Mathematics; Mathematicians
    • 112 minute oral history interview conducted with Bushaw, Donald, Washington State College/University Mathematics. Topics include: Personal background. Campus and math department as an undergraduate, 1943-1949. Campus changes over the years....
    • Oden, DuAnn

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Physical education
    • 30 minute oral history interview conducted with Oden, DuAnn, Washington State College/University alumni - Physical Education, 1971. Topics include: Personal background. Physical Education curriculum. Student Health. Intercollegiate volleyball...
    • 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 -...
    • 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 ...
    • 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,...

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