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  • Description: life
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    • Lawrence, John M.

    • Agriculture; Chemistry; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Lawrence, John M., Washington State College/University Institute of Biological Chemistry. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-81. Ag. Chemistry department (later...
    • Stark, Larry -- Memorials

    • Archivists
    • 7 minutes of audio memorials of Larry Stark. Lawrence Stark began in WSU's archives in 1970, and was University Archivist at Washington State University from 1985 until his death in 2008. At a memorial service that year, two associates shared...
    • Cook, Dorothy

    • Art education; Universities & colleges
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Cook, Dorothy, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1949-1973. Philosophy of education. Computers. Attraction of, and life at WSU. Fine Arts...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Landerholm, Helen

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • 90 minute oral history interview conducted with Landerholm, Helen, Washington State College/University alumni - Education, 1922. Topics include: Campus life - rules, boarding homes, social life (entertainment and dating), classmates, and religious...
    • Hinrichs, Max

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Hinrichs, Max, Washington State College/University alumni - Agriculture, 1925. Topics include: Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - financing education, expenses, and ROTC. Influence of...
    • 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...
    • 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 ...
    • Sunnell, Agnes

    • Universities & colleges
    • 54 minute oral history interview conducted with Sunnell, Agnes, Washington State College/University Home Economics - Extension. Topics include: Personal background. Academic and professional career at WSU, 1942-58. Research and extension work in...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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