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    • French Hall Occupation by Student Protesters

    • College Presidents; Student movements
    • On May 5th, 1970, the day after Kent State, student protestors at Washington State University occupied the Franch administration Building, and issued several demands of university administration. Someone in the President's office recorded portions...
    • Oman, Glenn

    • College administrators; Sports; Sports & recreation facilities
    • 92 minute oral history interview conducted with Glenn Oman, Washington State University Athletic Director from 1949-1981. Tape 1 Side 1 0 - 1: Introduction. 1 - 9: Worked for WSU from 1949-1981. Had job in Controller's office, then moved to the...
    • 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,...
    • Eastlick, Herb

    • Zoology; Research; Committees; Teachers; Students; Science; Universities & colleges
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University Zoology Chair, Herb Eastlick. He speaks his early life, his university education and his first two jobs. He also speaks out his research, how he came to WSU and the...
    • Friel, Jack

    • Coaching (Athletics); Basketball; Basketball players; College administrators; Sports
    • 79 minute oral history interview conducted with Jack Friel, Washington State University basketball coach from 1928-1958; he had 495 victories. Tape 1 Side 1 0 - 1. Introduction. 1 - 6. Early years as coach of high school teams in Colville and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Deeter, Ike

    • Coaching (Athletics); Boxing; Boxers (Sports)
    • 69 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State University boxing coach Isaac (Ike) Deeter. Deeter (1902-2003) attended WSC in the early 1920s and then coached WSU boxing for about 40 years before retiring in 1967.Length of...
    • 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....
    • Boyington, Alfred

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Music; Musicians
    • 68 minute oral history interview conducted with Boyington, Alfred, Washington State College/University Music. Topics include: Personal background. How Boyington came to WSU. Career, 1933-1973. WWII, and graduate school at the University of...
    • Pence, William B.

    • Fire fighters; Fire stations; Fire engines & equipment; Universities & colleges
    • 65 minute oral history interview conducted with former Washington State UNiversity fire Chief William ""Bill"" Pence. Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1947-75. Changes at WSU Fire Department during Pence's career. Recounts student...
    • Scott, David M.

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Architects
    • 62 minute oral history interview conducted with Scott, David M., Washington State College/University Architecture - alumni, 1953. Professor and Chair. Topics include: Personal background. First impressions of WSC. Student days at WSC - professors...
    • Coleman, Dorothea

    • Physical Education; Universities & colleges; Women
    • 61 minutes of an oral history interview conducted with Coleman, Dorothea, Washington State College/University Physical Education. While this was originally a two-tape interview, the first tape is missing, and so not included here. Topics include:...
    • 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...
    • Wells, Donald A.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 60 minute oral history interview conducted with Wells, Donald A., Washington State College/University Philosophy - Chair. Topics include: (I) Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1948-1969. Establishment of the Philosophy department and...
    • Littlewood, Robert A.

    • Universities & colleges
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Littlewood, Robert A., Washington State College/University Anthropology. Topics include: Personal background. Sociology-Anthropology Department - faculty, locations, tensions, and unity. Anthropology...
    • Ostrom, T.G.

    • Universities & colleges; Mathematicians
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Ostrom, T.G., Washington State College/University Mathematics - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1960-1981. Mathematics department - teaching loads, hiring...
    • Morrison, Dennis

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; Journalism
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Morrison, Dennis, Washington State College/University Administration - Executive Assistant to President. Topics include: Personal background. Journalism career. Professional career at WSU, 1947-85....
    • 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...
    • Nilan, Bob

    • Universities & colleges
    • 49 minute oral history interview conducted with former Dean of Washington State University's College of Sciences Bob Nilan. Time Start Keyword, 0:00:20 ""New Westminister, British Columbia"", 0:00:35 University of British Columbia, ...

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