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    • Landis, Paul

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Sociology
    • 866 minute oral history interview conducted with Landis, Paul, Washington State College/University Sociology, Rural Sociology, Dean of Graduate School. Topics include: Family background. Sociology Department. Published works. WSU career, 1935-....
    • 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,...
    • 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 -...
    • Klossner, Erich and Alma

    • Universities & colleges
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Klossner, Erich and Alma, Washington State College/University alumni - Foreign Languages, 1918. US Postal Service, campus branch. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC - tuition,...
    • 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 -...
    • 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...
    • 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 ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Keene, Phillip E.

    • Universities & colleges; Land use
    • 109 minute oral history interview conducted with Keene, Phillip E., Washington State College/University University Architect. Topics include: Personal background. Job description. History of campus buildings, golf course, and parking. The future -...
    • Ostrom, T.G.

    • Universities & colleges; Mathematicians
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Ostrom, T.G., Washington State College/University Mathematics - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1960-1981. Mathematics department - teaching loads, hiring...
    • 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....
    • Greenaway, Donald and Louise

    • Universities & colleges; Service industry; Women
    • 270 minute oral history interview conducted with Greenaway, Donald and Louise, Washington State College/University Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Faculty Wife - Donald Greenaway, Hotel and Restaurant Administration.English instructor. Topics...
    • 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...
    • 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)....
    • Cossalman, Gertrude

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Education; Students
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with Cossalman, Gertrude, Washington State College/University Education - Administrative Assistant. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1942-1976. Early years of the Education department....

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