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  • Description: history
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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Muse, Raymond

    • Universities & colleges; Historians
    • 176 minutes of oral history interviews conducted with Muse, Raymond, Washington State College/University History - Chair. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1948-1979. Relationship between Political Science and History departments. The...
    • Wysong, Mary

    • Universities & colleges
    • 27 minute oral history interview conducted with Wysong, Mary, Washington State College/University History - Administrative Assistant. Topics include: Professional career at WSU beginning in 1942, then intermittently. Then, returned in 1970 as...
    • 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,...
    • Frykman, George

    • Universities & colleges; Historians
    • 47 minute oral history interview conducted with Frykman, George, Washington State College/University History. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1950-1987. History department - classes and faculty. Personal research and Publications....
    • 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...
    • Stratton, David H.

    • Universities & colleges; Historians
    • 54 minute oral history interview conducted with Stratton, David H., Washington State College/University History - Chair. Topics include: WSU career, 1962-present. Courses taught. Personal research. Publications. Professional activities. American...
    • Deutsch, Lenna Baird

    • Biologists; Universities & colleges
    • 40 minute oral history interview conducted with Deutsch, Lenna Baird, Washington State College/University Bacteriology - Alumni, 1926. Instructor. Faculty Wife - Herman Deutsch, History. Topics include: Circumstances bringing Deutsch to WSC....
    • 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...
    • 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 -...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Johnson, Mary

    • Universities & colleges
    • 100 minute oral history interview conducted with Johnson, Mary, Washington State College/University Physical Education. Faculty Wife - Claudius O. Johnson. Topics include: Personal background and education. WSU professional career, 1923-1924, and...
    • 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...
    • Nelson, Helen S.

    • Teachers; Women
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Nelson, Helen S., wife of James C. Nelson, Washington State College/University Economics. Topics include: WSU Economics Professor Emeritus, James C. Nelson. Impressions of WSC. Bob Jeffrey's school...
    • Young, Leonard W.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Young, Leonard W., Washington State College/University Agriculture - Experiment Stations. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career and duties, 1936-67. Recollections of early WSU...
    • Coonrad, Dan

    • Universities & colleges; Meat industry; Cattle
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Coonrad, Dan, Washington State College/University Animal Science. Topics include: Personal background. Animal Science student, 1958-63. Career with WSU Animal Science Department, 1967-present. History...
    • Hodgson, A. Scott

    • Dairying; Universities & colleges
    • 86 minute oral history interview conducted with Hodgson, A. Scott, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Dairy Science. Alumni, 1950. WWREC-Puyallup. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of Pullman and WSU. Dairy Science...

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