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  • Subject: colleges
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    • 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....
    • McCloskey, Gordon

    • Universities & colleges; Education; Poets
    • 51 minute oral history interview conducted with McCloskey, Gordon, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Biography of McCloskey. Professional career at WSU, 1947-74. Philosophy of land-grant colleges. Student strike, circa...
    • 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...
    • Klopfer, Jean M.

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Interior design
    • 50 minute oral history interview conducted with Klopfer, Jean M., Washington State College/University Home Economics - Clothing, Interior Design, and Textiles. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1950-62, 1968-present....
    • 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...
    • Hill, Alberta D.

    • Home economics; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 116 minute oral history interview conducted with Hill, Alberta D., Washington State College/University Home Economics - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. Education and career before coming to WSU. Career at WSU, 1969-83. Dean, 1975....
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Jones, Barry

    • Universities & colleges; Family trees; Families; Alumni & alumnae
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Washington State University alumnus Barry Jones. He speaks about family history and their connection to WSU. He also talks about how he came to WSU, the greek system at WSU, AWSU politics, how he met...
    • Matsen, Joseph

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 42 minute oral history interview conducted with Matsen, Joseph, Washington State College/University alumni - Business Administration, 1949. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC - changed atmosphere on campus following WWII,...
    • Jones, Denny

    • Universities & colleges; Military personnel; Military air pilots; Military service; Family trees; Families
    • 105 minute oral history interview conducted with Denny Jones, former president of the Washington State University Alumni Association. He speaks about family history, specifically early history and his grandfather George C. Grimes. He talks about...
    • Hanson, Tom

    • Universities & colleges; Service industry; Students
    • 43 minute oral history interview conducted with Hanson, Tom, Washington State College/University Student, 1965-66. Topics include: Personal background. Student life at WSU - classes, teaching methods, typical day, entertainment, ROTC, dormitories,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hix, Clarence L.

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers
    • 294 minute oral history interview conducted with Hix, Clarence L., Washington State College/University Administration - Finance. Alumni - Civil Engineering, 1909. Topics include: Personal biography. Early life in Spokane. Student days at WSC,...
    • 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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