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  • Description: life
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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dykstra, Henry

    • Dairy Farming; Dairying; Students; Universities & colleges;
    • 118 minute oral history interview conducted with Washington State College alumnus Henry Dykstra. He speaks about his background in Auburn, coming to WSC, chosing a major in dairy, life on campus, life after campus, and invovlement in agricultural...
    • Migaki, James

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Japanese Americans
    • 122 minute oral history interview conducted with Migaki, James, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Undergraduate years, 1949-1951. Professional career at WSU, 1967-present. Stimson Hall and YMCA....
    • McDonough, Ellen

    • Universities & colleges
    • 128 minute oral history interview conducted with McDonough, Ellen, Washington State College/University Food Services. Topics include: McDonough's early life with sister Caroline Cooper, head of Duplicating and Mailing. Student career at WSC and...
    • 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...
    • Terrell, Glenn

    • College Presidents; Universities & Colleges
    • 219 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University president Glenn Terrell. He talks about life after retirement, his family background, and how he came to WSU. He also speaks about student activism, budget issues...
    • Gibson, Hoot

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 220 minute oral history interview conducted with Gibson, Weldon B. ""Hoot"", Washington State College/University WSU Foundation. Alumni - Business Administration, 1938. Topics include: Student days at WSU during the late 1930s - classes, buildings,...
    • Jones, Marguerite

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 23 minute oral history interview conducted with Jones, Marguerite, Washington State College/University alumni - Speech & Education, 1960. Topics include: Personal background. Speech and Education curriculum. Typical day at WSU. Social life and...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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 ...
    • 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,...
    • Brayton, Bobo

    • Coaching (Athletics); Baseball; Athletes; Baseball players; Universities & colleges
    • 453 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University head baseball coach Chuck ""Bobo"" Brayton. Brayton was Washington State University's head baseball coach from 1962 to 1994, and attened WSU (then WSC) as a...
    • 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,...
    • 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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