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    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Strait, Lee

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 99 minute oral history interview conducted with Strait, Leland C., Washington State College/University Agriculture. Topics include: Personal biography. Work on Indian reservations. Professional career at WSU, 1956-76 as County Extension Agent in...
    • 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...
    • DeVleming, Gen

    • Universities & colleges; College Presidents
    • 95 minute oral history interview conducted with Gen DeVleming. She served as secretary to WSU/WSC's Presidents from 1959 to 1990, and relates stories she'd heard about the school's history as well as discussing her impressions of Presidents...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Hein, Mel

    • Football players; Football
    • 91 minute oral history interview conducted with Hein, Mel, Washington State College/University alumni - Physical Education, 1931(?). Topics include: Football at WSC - 1931 Rose Bowl game, Coach Hollingberry, train trips, league coaches, teams...
    • Friel, Wally

    • Universities & colleges; Basketball; Basketball players; Coaching (Athletics); Sports; Athletes; Family trees; Families;
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Wallis Friel, son of longtime Washington State College basketball coach Jack Friel. He speaks about how long his family has been in Pullman, his family's involvement with WSU, his education and his...
    • Landerholm, Helen

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Landerholm, Helen, Washington State College/University alumni - Education, 1922. Topics include: Campus life - rules, boarding homes, social life (entertainment and dating), classmates, and religious...
    • Krueger, Hanna

    • Universities & colleges; Libraries
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Krueger, Hanna, Washington State College/University WSU Libraries - Head of Humanities Library. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1953-1970. Location of library. Head of...
    • Dingle, Richard W.

    • Forestry; Universities & colleges
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Dingle, Richard W., Washington State College/University Forestry and Range Management. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1953-1983. Forestry department - facilities, faculty, courses,...
    • Lawrence, John M.

    • Agriculture; Chemistry; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Lawrence, John M., Washington State College/University Institute of Biological Chemistry. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-81. Ag. Chemistry department (later...
    • Johnson, Barbara

    • Universities & colleges; Libraries; Librarians
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Johnson, Barbara, Washington State College/University WSU Libraries. Topics include: Family background. Foreign Language degree (WSU, 1939-1943). Parent's floral shop and lunch counter in Pullman...
    • Jacquot, Harley D.

    • Agriculture
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Jacquot, Harley D., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Dry farming and Grand Coulee Dam. Superintendent of WSU's Lind project, 1937-47. Much...
    • Eastlick, Herb

    • Zoology; Research; Committees; Teachers; Students; Science; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University Zoology Chair, Herb Eastlick. He speaks his early life, his university education and his first two jobs. He also speaks out his research, how he came to WSU and the...
    • Chisolm, Florence and Marshall

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Chisolm, Florence and Marshall, Washington State College/University alumni - Mathematics, 1927 (F.C); 1928 (M.C.). Topics include: Student days at WSC - professors, Greek versus dormitory living,...
    • Betts, Attie L.

    • Engineering; Universities & colleges; Teaching
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Betts, Attie L., Washington State College/University Electrical Engineering. Topics include: Personal background. World War II. WSU career, 1955-1978. Growth of Engineering Department and faculty....

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