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    • 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...
    • Pratt, George W.

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Women
    • 114 minute oral history interview conducted with Pratt, George W., Washington State College/University student, 1930s. WSU Custodian. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSC during the 1930s - dormitories, tuition, teachers,...
    • Greenfield, Eugene W. and Louise

    • Universities & colleges; Engineering
    • 120 minute oral history interview conducted with Greenfield, Eugene W. and Louise, Washington State College/University Division of Industrial Research - Director.Electrical Engineering. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1958-73....
    • Rademacher, Pete

    • Boxing; Boxers (Sports); Animal behavior
    • 120 minute oral history interview conducted with Pete Rademacher, Washington State University student, 1950-1953, and Olympics gold medal boxer, 1956 (Melbourne). Topics include: Personal background. Student days at WSU - professors, work with...
    • Herdering, Judy

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Health care
    • 121 minute oral history interview conducted with Herdering, Judy, Washington State College/University Student Health Services. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of Student Health Center (SHC) upon arrival in 1958. Organization of...
    • Tjomsland, Arnold C.

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 121 minute oral history interview conducted with Tjomsland, Arnold C., Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Biography of Tjomsland. Work with State Office of Public Instruction, 1950-1960. Capital Outlay Program for...
    • Bearse, Gordon

    • Poultry industry
    • 124 minute oral history interview conducted with Bearse, Gordon, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Poultry Science, Puyallup Experiment Station. Topics include: Biography of Bearse. Professional career at WSU, 1929-72. Poultry...
    • 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...
    • Ackley, William B.

    • Horticulture; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 143 minute oral history interview conducted with Ackley, William B., Washington State College/University Horticulture - Chair. Topics include: Development of landscape architecture program at WSU. Washington state's wine grape industry....
    • Law, Alvin G.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 157 minute oral history interview conducted with Law, Alvin G., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of WSU, 1941-79. Courses Law taught. Origins and work of Washington State Crop...
    • Anderson, Gilmore

    • Engineering; Universities & colleges; Foundries
    • 163 minute oral history interview conducted with Anderson, Gilmore, Washington State College/University Engineering - Foundry and Wood Products Lab. Topics include: Personal background. Work at WSU Foundry, 1943-1950 - facilities, supervisors, work...
    • 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...
    • Hicks, Maynard

    • Universities & colleges; Journalism
    • 206 minute oral history interview conducted with Hicks, Maynard, Washington State College/University Communications. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1937-72. Early work load. News Bureau. Student participation in newswriting. WSU...
    • Shaw, C. Gardner

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture; Botany
    • 290 minute oral history interview conducted with Shaw, C. Gardner, Washington State College/University Plant Pathology - Chair. Topics include: Personal background. World War II experiences. WSU career, 1947-1983. Beaver Creek Camp development....
    • 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,...
    • Bartuska, Tom J.

    • Architects; Teachers; Universities & colleges
    • 30 minute oral history interview conducted with Bartuska, Tom J., Washington State College/University Architecture. Topics include: Personal background. Undergraduate and graduate career at the University of Illinois. Travelling scholarship to...
    • Calbick, Chester J.

    • Universities & colleges; Engineering; Physicists
    • 36 minute oral history interview conducted with Calbick, Chester J., Washington State College/University Physics. Topics include: Student career at WSU, 1921-25. Work at Bell Labs, 1925-68, including electron diffraction, electron microscopes,...
    • Weller, Harry

    • Universities & colleges; Architects; Architecture; Land use
    • 396 minute oral history interview conducted with Weller, Harry, Washington State College/University Architecture. Topics include: Personal biography. Student days at WSC, 1919-23. Professional career at WSC and WSU, 1928-66. Discussion of the...
    • Gannon, Gertrude Bryan

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents
    • 431 minute oral history interview conducted with Gannon, Gertrude Bryan, Washington State College/University alumni. Daughter of President E. A. Bryan. Topics include: Personal background-- Pullman and Boise. Exctensive selections on her father,...
    • 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,...

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