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    • 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....
    • Bushaw, Donald

    • Universities & colleges; Mathematics; Mathematicians
    • 112 minute oral history interview conducted with Bushaw, Donald, Washington State College/University Mathematics. Topics include: Personal background. Campus and math department as an undergraduate, 1943-1949. Campus changes over the years....
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Buss, Irven 0.

    • Universities & colleges; Zoology
    • 29 minute oral history interview conducted with Buss, Irven 0., Washington State College/University Zoology. Topics include: Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-73. Early years of Wildlife Biology. Personal research (elephants)....
    • 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....
    • Bobb, Bernard

    • Universities & colleges; Teachers; Historians
    • 87 minute oral history interview conducted with Bobb, Bernard, Washington State College/University History. Topics include: Professional career at WSU, 1949-1980. Early years of the Political Science and History department - course load, extension...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bailey, Roy and Wanda

    • Universities & colleges; Farms; Livestock
    • 58 minute oral history interview conducted with Bailey, Roy and Wanda, Washington State College/University Animal Science - Farm Manager. Topics include: Personal background. Roy's career, 1924-72 (manager of Farm Services, 1944-72). Locations of...

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