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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...
    • 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...
    • Tjomsland, Arnold C.

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 121 minute oral history interview conducted with Tjomsland, Arnold C., Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Biography of Tjomsland. Work with State Office of Public Instruction, 1950-1960. Capital Outlay Program for...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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,...
    • Law, Alvin G.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 157 minute oral history interview conducted with Law, Alvin G., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of WSU, 1941-79. Courses Law taught. Origins and work of Washington State Crop...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • McCloskey, Gordon

    • Universities & colleges; Education; Poets
    • 51 minute oral history interview conducted with McCloskey, Gordon, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Biography of McCloskey. Professional career at WSU, 1947-74. Philosophy of land-grant colleges. Student strike, circa...
    • Crow, Mac

    • Universities & colleges; Committees; Farming; Students; College presidents
    • 71 minute oral history interview conducted with Robert McCall ""Mac"" Crow, a Washington State College alumnus, and former regent of Washington State University. He speaks about how he got his name, his family, and life in Oakesdale, Washington. He...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ackley, William B.

    • Horticulture; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 143 minute oral history interview conducted with Ackley, William B., Washington State College/University Horticulture - Chair. Topics include: Development of landscape architecture program at WSU. Washington state's wine grape industry....
    • French, C. Clement

    • College presidents; Universities & colleges;
    • 118 minute oral history interview with former Washington State UNiversity President C. Clement French. The interview includes French's biography, his philosophy of administration and administrative duties prior to WSU. French describes his first...

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