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  • Description: life
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    • Crow, Mac

    • Universities & colleges; Committees; Farming; Students; College presidents
    • 71 minute oral history interview conducted with Robert McCall ""Mac"" Crow, a Washington State College alumnus, and former regent of Washington State University. He speaks about how he got his name, his family, and life in Oakesdale, Washington. He...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 -...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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-....
    • 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 ...
    • 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...
    • Beasley, Wallis

    • Universities & colleges; Sociology; College administrators; Teachers
    • 92 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University interim President Dr. Wallis Beasley. He talks about his education and teaching positions before to WSU. He also speaks about how he moved up in positions so fast,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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