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  • Subject: College
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    • Harrington, Albert H.

    • Agriculture; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 300 minute oral history interview conducted with Harrington, Albert H., Washington State College/University Agricultural Economics - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1946-1983. Agricultural Economics department - courses,...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Terrell, Glenn

    • College Presidents; Universities & Colleges
    • 219 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University president Glenn Terrell. He talks about life after retirement, his family background, and how he came to WSU. He also speaks about student activism, budget issues...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bement, Kenyon T.

    • Fraternities & sororities; College administrators; Student organizations;
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State College student Kenyon T. ""Ken"" Bement. Student days at WSC -fraternities, teachers, ""Yell King"" activities, student attitudes, and classmates.
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • Bucklin, Robert

    • Students; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 31 minute oral history interview conducted with Bucklin, Robert, Washington State College/University alumni - 1925. Topics include: Reminiscences of Bucklin's father, Robert Eden Bucklin, a WSC alumnus. Impressions of WSU Presidents.
    • Wells, Donald A.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Wells, Donald A., Washington State College/University Philosophy - Chair. Topics include: (I) Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1948-1969. Establishment of the Philosophy department and...
    • Thompson, Albert

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 82 minute oral history interview conducted with Thompson, Albert, Washington State College/University Foreign Languages and Division of Humanities - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1930-1964. Reasons for...
    • Bhatia, Vishnu N.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Bhatia, Vishnu N., Washington State College/University Office of International Education and Honors Program - Director. Pharmacy. Topics include: Early years of International Programs Office....
    • Young, Leonard W.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Young, Leonard W., Washington State College/University Agriculture - Experiment Stations. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career and duties, 1936-67. Recollections of early WSU...
    • Gibson, Hoot

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 220 minute oral history interview conducted with Gibson, Weldon B. ""Hoot"", Washington State College/University WSU Foundation. Alumni - Business Administration, 1938. Topics include: Student days at WSU during the late 1930s - classes, buildings,...
    • 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,...
    • Gannon, Gertrude Bryan

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents
    • 431 minute oral history interview conducted with Gannon, Gertrude Bryan, Washington State College/University alumni. Daughter of President E. A. Bryan. Topics include: Personal background-- Pullman and Boise. Exctensive selections on her father,...

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