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    • 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...
    • Yothers, Robert A.

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with Yothers, Robert A., Washington State College/University alumni - Political Science, 1930s. Topics include: Extensive discussion on Student Strike of 1936 and Yothers' role in it as chairman.
    • Wysong, Mary

    • Universities & colleges
    • 27 minute oral history interview conducted with Wysong, Mary, Washington State College/University History - Administrative Assistant. Topics include: Professional career at WSU beginning in 1942, then intermittently. Then, returned in 1970 as...
    • 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...
    • 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 ...
    • 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...
    • Weller, Harry

    • Universities & colleges; Architects; Architecture; Land use
    • 396 minute oral history interview conducted with Weller, Harry, Washington State College/University Architecture. Topics include: Personal biography. Student days at WSC, 1919-23. Professional career at WSC and WSU, 1928-66. Discussion of the...
    • Webster, Emma Lou

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 92 minute oral history interview conducted with Webster, Emma Lou, Washington State College/University alumni - Home Economics, 1930. Topics include: Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Student days at WSU - classes, job,...
    • 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 -...
    • Waterman, Albert D.

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 62 minute oral history interview conducted with Waterman, Albert D., Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Career at WSU, 1952-77. Early days at WSU and colleagues. Work with professional organizations....
    • 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....
    • 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 -...
    • Urdal, Lloyd

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Urdal, Lloyd, Washington State College/University Education - Chair. Topics include: Personal background and education. WSU career, 1955-83. First chair of Education department, 1964. Education...
    • 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...
    • Thonney, Walter

    • Universities & colleges; Students
    • 20 minute oral history interview conducted with Thonney, Walter, Pullman farmer. Topics include: Personal background. Grade school and high school experiences in Pullman. Experiences as an Army nurse on WSU campus during the Flu Epidemic of 1918....
    • 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, 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...
    • 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 -...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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