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    • Adams, Janet

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 48 minute oral history interview conducted with Adams, Janet, Washington State College/University Alumni - Education, 1976. Topics include: Family members who are WSU graduates. Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - work, studies,...
    • Adams, Mark F.

    • Engineering; Universities & colleges; Teachers
    • 119 minute oral history interview conducted with Adams, Mark F., Washington State College/University Division of Industrial Research. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC, 1938-51. Professional career at WSU, 1942-74. Personal...
    • 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...
    • Anderson, Gilmore

    • Engineering; Universities & colleges; Foundries
    • 163 minute oral history interview conducted with Anderson, Gilmore, Washington State College/University Engineering - Foundry and Wood Products Lab. Topics include: Personal background. Work at WSU Foundry, 1943-1950 - facilities, supervisors, work...
    • Backus, Donald

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 102 minute oral history interview conducted with Backus, Donald, Washington State College/University alumni - Agricultural Engineering, 1952. Topics include: Personal background. Pine Manor, a male residence hall - social events, house mother,...
    • Bailey, Roy and Wanda

    • Universities & colleges; Farms; Livestock
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Bailey, Roy and Wanda, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Farm Manager. Topics include: Personal background. Roy's career, 1924-72 (manager of Farm Services, 1944-72). Locations of...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Berry, Stan

    • Universities & colleges
    • 351 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University admissions director Stan Berry. Time Start Topics 0:00 Background Info, 1:40 Father: Background, 2:40 Mother: Background, 3:25 ""Melrose,...
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • Bobb, Bernard

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Historians
    • 87 minute oral history interview conducted with Bobb, Bernard, Washington State College/University History. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1949-1980. Early years of the Political Science and History department - course load, extension...
    • Boyington, Alfred

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Music; Musicians
    • 68 minute oral history interview conducted with Boyington, Alfred, Washington State College/University Music. Topics include: Personal background. How Boyington came to WSU. Career, 1933-1973. WWII, and graduate school at the University of...
    • 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...
    • Breakey (Esselbaugh), Nettie C.

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Nutrition
    • 27 minute oral history interview conducted with Breakey, Nettie C. (Esselbaugh), Washington State College/University Food Sciences and Human Nutrition. Topics include: Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1946-1956. Nutrition classes,...
    • Bundy, Murray W.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents
    • 112 minute oral history interview conducted with Bundy, Murray W., Washington State College/University English - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1928-56. Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Extensive discussion on...
    • 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....
    • Buss, Irven 0.

    • Universities & colleges; Zoology
    • 29 minute oral history interview conducted with Buss, Irven 0., Washington State College/University Zoology. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-73. Early years of Wildlife Biology. Personal research (elephants)....
    • Caraher, Joe

    • Universities & colleges; Alumni & alumnae
    • 115 minute oral history interview conducted with Caraher, Joe, Washington State College/University alumni Association. Topics include: Personal background. Establishment of alumni clubs in and out of Washington. Alumni meetings and gathering...
    • 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:...

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