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    • Cook, R. James

    • Agriculture; Universities & colleges; Biotechnology
    • 119 minute oral history interview conducted with Dr. R. James Cook, former dean of Washington State University's College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. He speaks on his experiences growing up on a farm in Minnesota and...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hill, Alberta D.

    • Home economics; Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 116 minute oral history interview conducted with Hill, Alberta D., Washington State College/University Home Economics - Dean. Topics include: Personal background. Education and career before coming to WSU. Career at WSU, 1969-83. Dean, 1975....
    • 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....
    • 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, 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...
    • 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...
    • Rasmussen, Lowell W.

    • Universities & colleges; Agriculture
    • 174 minute oral history interview conducted with Rasmussen, Lowell W., Washington State College/University Agronomy and Soils. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-75. Research and colleagues at WSU. Development of...
    • Stone, Linda S.

    • Universities & colleges; Anthropologists
    • 49 minute oral history interview conducted with Stone, Linda S., Washington State College/University Anthropology - alumni. Professor. Topics include: Personal background. WSU career, 1981-present. Undergraduate years at WSU in the 1960s. Women in...
    • 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...
    • Bhatia, Vishnu N.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 56 minute oral history interview conducted with Bhatia, Vishnu N., Washington State College/University Office of International Education and Honors Program - Director. Pharmacy. Topics include: Early years of International Programs Office....
    • Young, Leonard W.

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators
    • 106 minute oral history interview conducted with Young, Leonard W., Washington State College/University Agriculture - Experiment Stations. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career and duties, 1936-67. Recollections of early WSU...
    • 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,...
    • 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....
    • WSU History Slideshow -- Narrated by Bob Smawley. 2005

    • Universities & colleges; college presidents; Rose Bowl; Sports
    • A 47 minute audiovisual PowerPoint history of WSU told through pictures from 1890 up until the 2000s. Presentation covers all major happenings from Rose Bowl appearances and the Martin Stadium fire to WSU traditions like "Hello Walk" and ringing...
    • Crawford, William

    • Universities & colleges; Education
    • 61 minute oral history interview conducted with Crawford, William, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1954-72. Junior colleges and their separation from public schools....

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