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  • Subject: Universities
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    • Elder, James

    • Psychologists; Universities & colleges; Experiments; Clinics
    • 53 minute oral history interview with for Washington State University Psychology Chair Dr. James H. Elder. He speaks about his early life when he farmed, how he met his wife, and his start in psychology. He also talks about his positions at...
    • Crawford, William

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Crawford, William, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1954-72. Junior colleges and their separation from public schools....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Manring, Betty H.

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Manring, Betty H., Washington State College/University alumni - Liberal Arts, 1932. Topics include: Personal and family background. 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and Hollywood. The Depression. Social...
    • Sandberg, Robert

    • Universities & colleges; Students; College administrators
    • 96 minute oral history interview conducted with Sandberg, Robert, Washington State College/University Administration - Executive Assistant to President; Alumni. Topics include: Student days at WSC during the 1930s - housing and teachers. WSU career...
    • 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,...
    • Gunsul, Brooks

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 44 minute oral history interview conducted with Gunsul, Richard ""Brooks"", Washington State College/University alumni - Architecture, 1952. Topics include: Student days at WSC - campus housing, teachers, social activities, G.I.'s as students, and...
    • 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....
    • Hume, Richard

    • Universities & colleges; Historians; Teachers
    • 81 minute oral history interview conducted with Hume, Richard, Washington State College/University History - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1968-present. History department - faculty, classes, enrollment patterns,...

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