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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Sandberg, Robert

    • Universities & colleges; Students; College administrators
    • 96 minute oral history interview conducted with Sandberg, Robert, Washington State College/University Administration - Executive Assistant to President; Alumni. Topics include: Student days at WSC during the 1930s - housing and teachers. WSU career...
    • 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...
    • Osburn, Orren E.

    • Universities & colleges; Engineering
    • 244 minute oral history interview conducted with Osburn, Orren E., Washington State College/University Electrical Engineering. Topics include: Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1922-1961. Electrical Engineering department - faculty,...
    • Northrup, Catherine

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Women
    • 129 minute oral history interview conducted with Northrup, Catherine, Washington State College/University Dean of Women; Associate Dean of Students. Topics include: Personal background. Government Nursery School Project. Montevista schools until...
    • Migaki, James

    • Universities & colleges; Students; Japanese Americans
    • 122 minute oral history interview conducted with Migaki, James, Washington State College/University Education. Topics include: Personal background. Undergraduate years, 1949-1951. Professional career at WSU, 1967-present. Stimson Hall and YMCA....
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Fry, Richard B.

    • Universities & colleges; Sports; Journalism;
    • 278 minute oral history interview with Dick Fry, former Washington State University sports information director. Interview recounts Dick Fry's experiences as an employee at WSU. Positions held include Alumni Editor, Sports Info Director, and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...

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