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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...
    • 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....
    • 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,...
    • Bartuska, Tom J.

    • Architects; Teachers; Universities & colleges
    • 30 minute oral history interview conducted with Bartuska, Tom J., Washington State College/University Architecture. Topics include: Personal background. Undergraduate and graduate career at the University of Illinois. Travelling scholarship to...
    • Stark, Larry -- Memorials

    • Archivists
    • 7 minutes of audio memorials of Larry Stark. Lawrence Stark began in WSU's archives in 1970, and was University Archivist at Washington State University from 1985 until his death in 2008. At a memorial service that year, two associates shared...
    • Rademacher, Pete

    • Boxing; Boxers (Sports); Animal behavior
    • 120 minute oral history interview conducted with Pete Rademacher, Washington State University student, 1950-1953, and Olympics gold medal boxer, 1956 (Melbourne). Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSU - professors, work with...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Coleman, Dorothea

    • Physical Education; Universities & colleges; Women
    • 61 minutes of an oral history interview conducted with Coleman, Dorothea, Washington State College/University Physical Education. While this was originally a two-tape interview, the first tape is missing, and so not included here. Topics include:...
    • 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...

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