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    • Jacquot, Harley D.

    • Agriculture
    • 89 minute oral history interview conducted with Jacquot, Harley D., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Dry farming and Grand Coulee Dam. Superintendent of WSU's Lind project, 1937-47. Much...
    • 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...
    • Entenmann, Felix

    • Agriculture; Soil conservation; Universities & colleges
    • 83 minute oral history interview conducted with Entenmann, Felix, Washington State College/University alumni - Agronomy and Soils, 1951. Topics include: Personal background and work as an agronomist with the Army. Agronomy graduate, B.S. and M.S.,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hodgson, A. Scott

    • Dairying; Universities & colleges
    • 86 minute oral history interview conducted with Hodgson, A. Scott, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Dairy Science. Alumni, 1950. WWREC-Puyallup. Topics include: Personal background. Impressions of Pullman and WSU. Dairy Science...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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:...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Hinrichs, Phil

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 62 minute oral history interview conducted with Hinrichs, Phil, Washington State College/University alumni - Agricultural Economics, 1979. Topics include: Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - studies, athletics, financing his...
    • Adams, Ruth

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Education; Spouses; Women
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Adams, Ruth, Washington State College/University alumni - Music/Education, 1941. Faculty Wife - Mark F. Adams, Division of Industrial Research. Topics include: Personal background. Student days at...
    • 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...
    • 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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