Centennial Oral History Project Oral Histories 1982-1988
Archives 202

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Centennial Oral History Project Oral Histories
ID
Archives 202
Date [inclusive]
1982-1988
General Physical Description note
11 linear feet  22 containers
Language
English
Abstract
Interviews and records from Washington State University Centennial Oral History Project.

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Organizational History:

The Washington State University Centennial Oral History Project (COHP) was formally established with a $5,000 grant from the WSU Foundation in 1983. From this beginning, COHP coordinator Linda Lilles initiated a network of volunteer interviewers and interviewees from the various facets of the University community, including alumni, retirees, faculty, staff, and administration of long standing. Since the initial grant, the Office of Centennial Planning and the History Department have funded the COHP, with the bulk of the program under the leadership of Keith Williams. Coordinator from August, 1983 to November, 1987, Williams built up the collection to include 150 interviews with as many as 80 volunteers.

The COHP operates under a "unit history" format whereby each university department or unit has been asked to participate so that a balanced collective history emerges. Forty-five departments/units are represented in the collection. An important emphasis of COHP in addition to departmental/unit histories has been the 25 Golden Grad interviews, undertaken from 1984 to 1987, during the 50th anniversary alumni celebrations held each spring. By the end of the Centennial Oral History Project in June, 1988, 174 interviews have been processed and transcribed. This is a significant feat, as the Oral History Office has no interviewing staff and relies soley upon volunteers to conduct the interviews. The resulting interviews have been made available to Centennial historians and any others who wish to research or just reminisce.

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Arrangement note

This collection is divided into three series. The main series (Box 1-20) consists of one-on-one interviews. The second series lists the Golden Grad interviews- group interviews with returning alumni (Box 21). The final series (Box 22) contains all relevant paperwork..

Each interview in the first series has been transcribed, but due to budget constraints, most of them have not been edited. If in doubt on a name or years, consult Campus Directories or Catalogs in Holland Library. Also, remember that these interviews are informal conversations where errors in grammar sometimes occur. The description outlines basic information--the interviewer, interviewee, number of tapes, interview date, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) location, any additional material filed with the originals, and a brief sketch of topics discussed during the interview.

An index to departments and subjects exists in print form at WSU Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections. In addition to information presented here, the print index also contains a subject index and a university department index.

One additional Centennial Oral History was completed too late to be included, and is now held separately as CT 23: Centennial Oral History Interview with C.B. Jones, 1990. Another interview, with James Elder, was discovered in another collection in 2011 and moved to this one. During digitization of these in 2013, it was realized that a 1970 History of WSU's Physics Program roundtable was included in the Golden Grads cassettes in box 21; its provenance is unknown but it is speculated that it might have come as supporting material to Dr. Band's interview (Box 1).

The majority of the audio recordings from this collection have been digitized and can be found online in the WSU Oral Histories Project Digital Collection.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2012

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

The Collection is open for research use.

Processing Information note

The records of the Centennial Oral History Project were partially processed in May of 1986 by Barbara Kovarik Gahl. The Centennial Oral History Project Index was compiled in 1988 by Sara Addis Colbert and Christine Hadlow. This collection is a compilation of the following accessions: UA 84-33, UA 84-37, UA 85-05, UA 85-08, UA 85-12, UA 85-16, UA 85-27, UA 85-28, UA 85-45, UA 86-02, UA 87-17, UA 87-30.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University.

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Oral Histories
  • Oral History
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

 1 Interviews 

Box

 Bertramson, B. Rodney Ackley, William B. Horticulture - Chair March 15, 1985    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Development of landscape architecture program at WSU. Washington state's wine grape industry. Horticulture Department's relationship with neighboring states and provinces. Horticulture department at Johnson Hall. Cooperation with USDA. Responsibilities as chairman. Research stations. Changes in the department over the years. Foreign work and cooperation. Extension programs.

General note

Photograph of Ackley, 1985. Resume. Ackley's Recollections and 5 pages of notes used for the interview.

1

 Thonney, Phyllis Adams, Janet Alumni - Education, 1976 July 16, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Family members who are WSU graduates. Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - work, studies, activities, classes, professors, equipment, and facilities. Campus and social life in the early 1970s. Comments on research and teaching assistants. Campus health care. Religious activities of the early 1970s.

General note

Family tree.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Adams, Mark F. Division of Industrial Research September 5, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC, 1938-51. Professional career at WSU, 1942-74. Personal research at WSU. Shift in research and teaching duties. Relationship between the Division of Industrial Research and the College of Engineering. Administration of, and attitude toward Division of Industrial Research. Early days in Pullman. Materials donated to WSU archives. Personal interests.

1

 Schnaitter, Allene Adams, Ruth Alumni - Music/Education, 1941. Faculty Wife - Mark F. Adams, Division of Industrial Research September 5, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC, 1936-41. Early years in Pullman. Impressions of WSC. Marriage to Mark F. Adams, Professor of Chemistry. Founding of Montessori School in Pullman, 1969. Montessori theory of education. Activities with faculty wives. Mark F. Adam's consulting work. Personal interests.

1

 Backus, Janice Anderson, Gilmore Engineering - Foundry and Wood Products Lab June 9, 1987    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Work at WSU Foundry, 1943-1950 - facilities, supervisors, work with light alloy metals, and crew. Employment with foundry at the Division of Industrial Research. Extensive discussion on various projects the foundry undertook. Work with Hydraulics Department. Work on developing hop dryer. Closure of foundry. Employment with Wood Products Lab - crew, supervisors, graduate students, facilities, salaries and promotions, and departmental social activities. Extensive discussion on Wood Products Lab's projects. Chairs of Engineering. Physical development of campus.

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 Backus, Janice Backus, Donald Alumni - Agricultural Engineering, 1952 June 3, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Pine Manor, a male residence hall - social events, house mother, fellow hallmates. Student life and favorite instructors. A typical day.

General note

Photocopy page of Pine Manor residents, including Backus.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Bailey, Roy and Wanda Animal Science - Farm Manager February 20, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Roy's career, 1924-72 (manager of Farm Services, 1944-72). Locations of various buildings on campus. Bailey's work with Clydesdale horses and blacksmithing. Locations of plots of farm land near campus. Colleagues over the years.

General note

Paper entitled "Recollections of WSU" by Roy Bailey. Copies of photos about cutting wheat, Clydesdales, sunflowers, and Bailey's retirement party. Photos of Roy and Wanda Bailey, and photo of Roy with Rod Bertramson.

1

 Park, James L. and George E. Duvall Band, William Physics - Chair April 25, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Recollections of Physics department since 1949. Band's chairmanship, 1958-67. WSU administration. Importance of teaching.

General note

Autobiography and a March, 1967 WSU Invited Address entitled "Shocks in Physics and in Society." Paper by Alfred B. Butler, Physics, entitled "Some History of the WSU Physics Department."

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 Graham, Channell Bartuska, Tom J. Architecture November 26, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Undergraduate and graduate career at the University of Illinois. Travelling scholarship to Europe, 1958 - worked at a United Nations Association work camp in Austria building houses for refugees. WSU career, 1963 to present. Architecture department - size, faculty, courses, and facilities. Cooperative program. Outstanding students. 1970 Fulbright and sabbatical to Afghanistan and its positive affect on his career.

General note

Resume

2

 Rasmussen, Lowell W. Bearse, Gordon Animal Science - Poultry Science, Puyallup Experiment Station May 1, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Biography of Bearse. Professional career at WSU, 1929-72. Poultry industry problems and research programs. Colleagues and their work. Communication of research findings to industry groups, producers, and other researchers. Personal service to scientific community and local area.

General note

Biographical sketch. News release from WWREC about Bearse's retirement.

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 Stimson, William Bement, Kenyon T. Alumni - Business Administration, 1934 May 14, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC -fraternities, teachers, "Yell King" activities, student attitudes, and classmates.

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 Hadlow, Robert Bennett, Edward M. (#1) History October 30, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1961-present. History department - students, courses, faculty, and facilities. Focus of departmental change, 1961-85. Praise for WSU's graduate program. Social atmosphere of Pullman. Personal hobbies. Private and professional associations and activities. Athletics at WSU. Student protests of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Administrative response to students. Violence on WSU campus. Mascots and student identity. Salary inequities. Performance of three WSU administrations.

General note

Curriculum vita.

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 Hall, David Bennett, Edward M. (#2) History July 22, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU, 1961-present. History department - courses, work load, research, faculty, character of department, and students. Experience as Faculty Athletic Representative to the Pacific 10 Athletic Conference. Importance of athletics in generating alumni financial support and identification. Why Bennett came to WSU and reasons for staying.

2

 Stimson, William Benzel, Brian Alumni - Business Administration, 1970 February 8, 1988    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSU - student politics, student attitudes, and experiences as Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) President.

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 Ehlers, Melvin R. Bertramson, B. Rodney Agronomy and Soils - Chair December 30, 1985    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1949-85. Highlights in Agronomy program. Agronomy Department - faculty, cooperation with other departments, extension, and chairs. Arrival at WSU and living in Pullman. Relationships with state and regional associations and USDA. Professional societies. Tenure as department chairman. Philosophy on departmental administration. Mission of a land-grant university. Professionalism. Program for observing teaching. Land and facilities supervision. Teaching loads. Tribute to Ag. teachers. Turbulent times of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

General note

6 articles by Bertramson. Bibliography on professional agronomists. Four photos of Bertramson - 1945,1952,1970, and 1984.

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 Knox, R. F. Betts, Attie L. Electrical Engineering April 21, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. World War II. WSU career, 1955-1978. Growth of Engineering Department and faculty. Development of honors and PhD programs. Academic cooperation with other Pacific Northwest electrical engineering departments. Colleagues. Outstanding students. WSU administration under President C. C. French.

2

 Slind, Marvin Bhatia, Vishnu N. Office of International Education and Honors Program - Director. Pharmacy March 26, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Early years of International Programs Office. Establishment of study abroad and exchange programs. Directors of International Programs. Professional career at WSU, 1952-present. Changes in personnel and focus of International Programs. Administration's support. Creation of International Programs Development Office. Bhatia's guidelines for establishing study abroad programs. Rewarding aspects of experience with International Programs. Creation of Language Center.

General note

Biographical data.

2

 Hall, David Bobb, Bernard History July 11, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU, 1949-1980. Early years of the Political Science and History department - course load, extension programs, research interests, and split of the department. Publications and dissertation background. Colleagues. Impressions of chairmen and WSU presidents. Effects of McCarthy era on department and campus. Campus unrest of the 1960s and 1970s. Effect of Chicano Studies on Mexican history. Changes from Resident Instructional Staff to Senate. Financial conditions and status of department and faculty. Pullman. History department (academic quality, publication standards, pay, Latin American historians, and grad students). Retirement. Current Latin American events. Lack of objectivity in history.

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 Stimson, William Bonn, Art and Marge Alumni - Entomology, 1925 (A.B.); English, 1924 (M.B.) December 12, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSU - teachers, fraternities and sororities, social activities, library, classmates, fashions, and campus grounds.

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 Spicer, Randall Boyington, Alfred Music April 27, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. How Boyington came to WSU. Career, 1933-1973. WWII, and graduate school at the University of Michigan. Colleagues. Agony Hall (old music building). Music facilities. Performing days and undergraduate years at Julliard. Outstanding students. "Tall Indians" organization at WSU.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Brain, George Education - Dean May 10, 1983    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1965-1983. Establishment of the the Department of Education, 1964. Evolution of Home Economics and Agricultural Education. Basic Education Act. Contributions of WSU's Education department to the state. Distribution of Education graduates from Washington universities and colleges. New thrusts: industrial technology, and expanding international market in education. Impressions of being a Dean.

General note

Memorandum from Dean Zeno Katterle indicating merger of the two Physical Education departments with the College of Education and the establishment of the Department of Education. Newspaper article on Brain's resignation from Education Deanship.

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 Hard, Margaret Breakey, Nettie C. (Esselbaugh) Food Sciences and Human Nutrition April 4, 1988    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1946-1956. Nutrition classes, graduate students, and curriculum in related sciences. Impressions of the Palouse country. College of Home Economics - faculty, research facilities, and research. Social activities. Professional salaries. Travel. Relationship with Home Economics Extension staff.

General note

Copy from "Who's Who of American Women" & "American Men of Science." List of professional publications. 2 reprints co-authored by Breakey: "Nutritional Status of -Ten Family Groups in WA. St.," & "Effect of Nutritional Education on Food Habits."

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 Stimson, William Bucklin, Robert Alumni - 1925 December 12, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Reminiscences of Bucklin's father, Robert Eden Bucklin, a WSC alumnus. Impressions of WSU Presidents.

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 Elder, James H. Bundy, Murray W. English - Chair June 16, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1928-56. Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Extensive discussion on President and Mrs. Compton and the Compton administration. Beaver Creek Camp Association. Responsibilities of department chairman. Early days of the English department.

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 DeTemple, Duane Bushaw, Donald Mathematics May 14, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Campus and math department as an undergraduate, 1943-1949. Campus changes over the years. Influential professors. Graduate experience at Princeton. Professional career at WSU, 1952-present. Math department in the 1950s - colleagues, curriculum, etc. Students over the years. Pure and applied mathematics. Changes in teaching math, and new directions. Professional organizations and research interests. Comparisons of various administrations/administrators. Affiliated departments - astronomy and computer science. Doctor of Arts program.

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 Jonas, Robert J. Buss, Irven 0. Zoology September 18, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-73. Early years of Wildlife Biology. Personal research (elephants). Wildlife Biology program - graduate students, faculty, and zoology chairs. WSU's administration in relation to Wildlife Biology. Principles of Wildlife Conservation class.

General note

Paper on history of Wildlife Biology program by Buss entitled, "Status, Needs, and a Proposed Program for Wildlife Biology at Washington State University." No date.

3

 Donaldson, E.E. Calbick, Chester J. Physics January 27, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student career at WSU, 1921-25. Work at Bell Labs, 1925-68, including electron diffraction, electron microscopes, Calbick-Davisson formula, early television, et cetera. Senior research physicist with WSU after retirement from Bell Labs, 1973-present.

3

 Caraher, Pat Caraher, Joe Alumni Association July 5, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Establishment of alumni clubs in and out of Washington. Alumni meetings and gathering support. Changes in responsibilities of Alumni Association (AA). AA's relationship with the President and Board of Regents. Principles in early AA and Cougar Club. Alumni leadership scholarship program and alumni achievement award. Student involvement in AA. Caraher's feelings of establishing an alumni house on campus. Golden Grad reunions. New directions Caraher believes AA should take.

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 Stimson, William Chisolm, Florence and Marshall Alumni - Mathematics, 1927 (F.C); 1928 (M.C.) January 17, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC - professors, Greek versus dormitory living, clothing fashions, social activities, and classmates.

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 Washburn, Joanne Coleman, Dorothea Physical Education September 9, 1983    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

WSU career, 1948-1974. Supporter of women's unlimited dribble basketball. Eligibility of women in athletics. Restrictions in athletics. Involvement with volleyball. Officiating. Physical Education department - colleagues, courses, and students. Personal background. Concerns for teaching competency - teacher education standards in Physical Education program. Committee work on maintaining attendence requirement in P.E. courses. Contributions to P.E. department. Committee service. Sexism and maintaining University standards.

General note

TAPE 1 IS MISSING

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 Grunewald, Marjorie B. Cook, Dorothy Education June 15, 1983    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1949-1973. Philosophy of education. Computers. Attraction of, and life at WSU. Fine Arts and Education departments. Sabbatical in Mexico. Artistic goals for children. The "Art Shop." Pullman schools. Workshops and extension classes. WSU's changing curriculum. Inspirational teachers. WWII years.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Coonrad, Dan Animal Science February 12, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Animal Science student, 1958-63. Career with WSU Animal Science Department, 1967-present. History and uses of the Old Beef Barn. Colleagues. Discussion of manure lagoons, and silage and hay making. Future of the beef industry. Cross breeding of cattle.

General note

Copies of photographs about rope halter tying class, 1959; Coonrad with grand champion bull, 1960. 2 photos of Coonrad at Old Beef Barn, 1985.

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 Long, James Cosgriffe, Harry Adult and Continuing Education May 30, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Masters of Adult and Continuing Education Program (MACE) - adult learning course, program planning course. Transition from Masters of Extension Program to MACE program. Development of a regional association of adult educators (Northwest Adult Education Association). Future of adult education.Reflections on career at WSU as extension administrator, professor in the MACE, and as international developer.

General note

Resume

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Cossalman, Gertrude Education - Administrative Assistant February 3, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1942-1976. Early years of the Education department. Professors. College Hall. History of teacher certification. Job description and evolution of duties up to Administrative Assistant. Recollections of and relations with students. Establishment of the department and Cleveland Hall. Colleagues. Relations with the rest of the university. Support services for the faculty. Problems with the program. State Office of Education. Dean/chairman split of authority. Student teaching program. Teacher quality.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Crawford, William Education March 23, 1982    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1954-72. Junior colleges and their separation from public schools. Early years of the Education department. Influence of Education department on Washington's community colleges. Current issues in education, especially in community colleges. Comparison of junior colleges and universities. Crawford's retirement.

General note

Obituaries from local papers, March 26, 1983.

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 Tidrick, K.A. (Andy) Deeter, Isaac (Ike) Physical Education - Alumni, 1928. Boxing Coach June 23, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student experiences - Sigma Nu fraternity, social events, and athletics. Boxing experiences - Golden Gloves. Job at Potlatch, 1929. WSU professional career as boxing coach, 1931-1967. Amateur and college leagues, notable boxers, and memorable bouts. Navy Pre-flight program during WWII. Demise of boxing program. Intramural and instructional boxing. Colleagues and anecdotes. Family. WSU administrations. Student athletes. Retirement activities.

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 Nakata, Herb Deutsch, Lenna Baird Bacteriology - Alumni, 1926. Instructor. Faculty Wife - Herman Deutsch, History June 6, 1984    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Circumstances bringing Deutsch to WSC. Student years at WSC, 1922-1926. Anecdote on diptheria scare. Graduate student experiences, 1928-1929. Experiences as an instructor, 1929. Relationship between Bacteriology professor, Dr. Victor Burke and History professor, Dr. Deutsch. Marriage to Dr. Herman Deutsch, 1930. Bacteriology department - facilities, students, faculty. Presentation of Sigma Alpha Omicron pin to H.M. Nakata. Social life and codes on WSC campus.

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 Fry, Richard B. Dils, Eugene W. Dean of Students, Alumni May 12, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Dils' student days at WSC in the (?)1930s - organizations (Theta Nu Epsilon, TNE), social rules, teachers, clothing fashions, classmates, and student politics.Noel: Reminiscences of Buck Bailey and WSU baseball. Norman: Perceptions of college athletics today.

General note

Tape and transcript also contains short interviews with WSU alumni, Bob Noel and Stanley Norman.

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 Harris, Grant Dingle, Richard W. Forestry and Range Management April 15, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1953-1983. Forestry department - facilities, faculty, courses, memorable students, and the Forestry Nursery. Types of trees grown on campus and their uses. Clark-McNary Act. Accreditation. Women in the Forestry Program. Dingle's experiences with the Indonesian Agricultural Education Project, 1981. Evaluation of WSU's Forestry Program.

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 Ehlers, Mel Dykstra, Henry Alumni - Animal Science (Dairy Science), 1926 October 4, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Hand milking cows. Education in the early decades of the 20th century. Student life and layout of campus in the early 1920s. Importance of agriculture. Professional recognition and Dykstra's honors. Dairies in the Soviet Union. Artificial insemination and Bang's disease.

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 Jonas, Robert J. Eastlick, Herbert L. Zoology - Chair October 22, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1940-73. Zoology department - research, equipment, facilities, curriculum, and faculty. Eastlick's chairmanship, 1947-1965. Mentions various faculty and deans he worked with. Five year sabbatical. Students and classes, 1940-70s. Recognition of Eastlick's research. Eastlick's philosophy of academics.

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 Hard, Margaret M. Eckblad, Inez Home Economics - Food Science & Human Nutrition. Extension December 4, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1946-1967. Responsibilities of a land-grant university. Extension programs. World-wide recognition of Extension programs. Professional conferences. Changes in Extension Services to fit changing demands of the public. Colleagues Eckblad worked with in Home Economics and Agriculture.

General note

Published bulletins and other types of educational information which might be on file with Cooperative Extension Services, WSU.

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 Bertramson, Rodney B. Ehlers, Melvin R. Animal Science - Dairy Science January 17, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Recollections of Dairy Science Department. Ehlers' Biography. Professional career at WSU, 1953-82. Dairy Science merger with Poultry and Animal Science. Dairy herds at WSU and the dairy industry. The continuing role of a land-grant university.

General note

Photograph of Ehlers, January 1985.

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 Washburn, Joanne Enberg, Mary Lou Physical Education. Alumni, 1950. Professor June 27, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Women's Recreation Association. WSU - campus, enrollment, and strengths. Davis Residence Hall. Athletics - facilities, games, clubs, and Crimson W. Restrictions on women on campus. Student activities and alcohol use. Influx of WWII veterans - housing, social changes, and competition. WSU professional career, 1960-1983. Physical Education Department - faculty and faculty committees. Merger of Men's and Women's departments - good and bad points.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Entenmann, Felix Alumni - Agronomy and Soils, 1951 March 14, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background and work as an agronomist with the Army. Agronomy graduate, B.S. and M.S., 1946-51. Agronomist with Cooperative Extension in Washington, Whitman County. Problems the Extension faced (stripe rust). Cooperation with WSU Agronomy department. Work with peas and lentils. Erosion research and soil conservation. Future for the soil in Whitman County. Training of extension agents. Role of agents in the future.

General note

Photograph of Entenmann, 1985. Notes used in the interview.

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 Stimson, William Fitch, William and Alice Alumni - English/Journalism, 1950 (W.F.); 1949 (A.F.) December 13, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Education at WSC versus education at UW. Student days at WSC - teachers, social rules, fraternities and sororities, veterans as students, clothing fashions, student politics, classmates, and social activies.

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 Helton, Harold French, C. Clement President Emeritus May 18, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal biography. French's philosophy of administration. Administrative duties prior to WSU. Describes first visit to Pullman in 1952. Professional career at WSU, 1952-66. His role in creating the Council of Presidents of Washington Colleges and Universities and in creating Evergreen State College. French's philosophy and goals for administering WSU. Growth of college programs and of the campus. Restoration of WSU to the Pacific-10 Athletic Conference.

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 Hall, David Frykman, George History July 21, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1950-1987. History department - classes and faculty. Personal research and Publications. Professional activities. Split between History and Political Science departments. Effects of McCarthy era on WSU.

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 Lilles, Linda Scott Gannon, Gertrude Bryan Alumni. Daughter of President E. A. Bryan June 29, 1983    8 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background-- Pullman and Boise. Exctensive selections on her father, President E.A. Bryan. Friends on Maple Street. Flood of 1910, Pullman. Prohibition. Deans of Women, White and Annie Fertig. President Bryan's political philosophy. Senator McCroskey. Dedication of Bryan Hall. President Bryan's death. The President's House. Contribution of WSU to the nation. World War II years. Marriages and career work. Husband, Senator George Gannon.

General note

Article about the Fortnightly Club. Unpublished Clarence Daniel Martin Papers, 1896-1954, with inventory and index. Unpublished Enoch Albert Bryan Papers, 1893-1916, with inventory.

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 Stimson, William Gibson, Weldon B. "Hoot" WSU Foundation. Alumni - Business Administration, 1938 January 5, 1987    4 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSU during the late 1930s - classes, buildings, social life, professors, and classmates. Theta Nu Epsilon (TNE), a secret campus political organization in the Greek system. Gibson's business activities as a student. Student body elections. Student Strike, 1936. Football. Graduate school at Stanford.

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 Stimson, William Goldsworthy, Harry E. Department[Unit:Alumni - Business Administration, 1939 (?) May 21, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC in the 1930s - fraternities, student politics (Theta Nu Epsilon, a secret greek political organization), classmates, and teachers. Extensive discussion on the Student Strike of 1936. Change in social attitudes among students. President of student body.

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 Washburn, Joanne Gordon, Carol Physical Education June 14, 1983    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1962-1982. Women's Physical Education Department - faculty, curriculum, coed activities, facilities, enrollment, and graduate programs. Teaching versus coaching. Pre-Physical Therapy Program. Title 9 and its impact on WSU's Physical Education program.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Greenaway, Donald Hotel and Restaurant Administration January 31, 1986    5 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Changes in the restaurant industry since 1950. Changes in functions of corporate lodging and food service organizations since 1950. Trends influencing hospitality industry's future. Changes in hospitality education - courses. Personal background. WSU career, 1947-1951, and as Westin Distinguished Professor at WSU, 1983-1985. WSU's Hotel and Restaurant Administration Program - students, field trips, courses, and faculty. Changes at WSU since the 1940s - buildings, as an agricultural institution, faculty, administration, professionalism. Describes various major hotel and restaurant companies and their corporate officials. Advice to students entering the hospitality industry.

General note

Photograph of D. Greenaway, 1960. Copy of "Who's Who" entry, 1984-1985. Resume of business and professional experiences. Copy of entry on Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan, from "Ohles and Ohles Private Colleges and Universities."

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 Schnaitter, Allene Greenaway, Louise Faculty Wife - Donald Greenaway, Hotel and Restaurant Administration.English instructor February 3, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Impressions of WSU and Pullman. Professional WSU career, 1947-1948 in the English department - students, classes, and faculty. College social life. Impressions of being a faculty wife. Housing and living conditions in Pullman. Relationship between WSU and Pullman. Women faculty members. Veterans on campus.

General note

THIS INTERVIEW IS PART OF THE DONALD GREENAWAY INTERVIEW.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Greenfield, Eugene W. and Louise Division of Industrial Research - Director.Electrical Engineering December 30, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU, 1958-73. Industrial Engineering Research Division (later called Engineering Research Division) at WSU. Greenfield's research (electric acoustics). Development of Engineering college. Personal biography. Greenfield's particular field of interest. Retirement activities. Recollections of Pullman and WSU. Louise Greenfield's work with acoustic sonograms.

General note

Resume.

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 Stimson, William Gunsul, Richard "Brooks" Alumni - Architecture, 1952 May 4, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC - campus housing, teachers, social activities, G.I.'s as students, and classmates. Hiring WSU Architecture graduates. Personal background.

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 Backus, Janice Hanson, Tom Student, 1965-66 Apri129, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student life at WSU - classes, teaching methods, typical day, entertainment, ROTC, dormitories, cafeterias, and Orton Hall. Professional career in transit business. Training needed in a service industry. Comments on April, 1987 Federal Transportation Act's impact on Washington State.

General note

Hanson's business card as well as those of others in the transit business.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Harrington, Albert H. Agricultural Economics - Chair April 3, 1986    5 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1946-1983. Agricultural Economics department - courses, students, teaching methods, integrated courses, and chairmen. Chairmanship and Acting Chairmanships. Reinstatement and Scholarship Committee chores, 1948-1968. Harrington's goals and ambitions at WSU. Personal research. Participation in extension programs. Differences in operation of research programs and the extension programs. Role of Ag. Econ. in the development of the Columbia Basin. Agriculture and government. Role of a land-grant university, its president, and its students.

General note

2 Photographs of Harrington, 1968 (Teaching Award), and 1986. An article by Harrington and Bertramson. Teaching diagram. Retirement seminar presentation by Harrington.

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 Fry, Richard B. Hein, Mel Alumni - Physical Education, 1931(?) June 8, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Football at WSC - 1931 Rose Bowl game, Coach Hollingberry, train trips, league coaches, teams played, teammates, game strategies, and memorable games. Student days at WSC, late 1920s, early 1930s - teachers, fraternities, and meeting Florence, his future wife. Professional football career. Coaching career. Football honors. Other professional football players. Football theory.

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 Backus, Janice Herdering, Judy Student Health Services April 29, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Impressions of Student Health Center (SHC) upon arrival in 1958. Organization of SHC. Medical Technician Department at SHC. Reminiscences of WSU students. Current concerns of patients - sex, drugs, alcohol. Work with handicapped students. Family. Impressions of Pullman. Experiences as a sorority advisor. Advice to medical technician students. Rewards of career at WSU.

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 Hamm, Richard Hicks, Maynard Communications August 12, 1983    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1937-72. Early work load. News Bureau. Student participation in newswriting. WSU administrations from Bryan to Terrell. Growth during the Compton years. Arson story. Helen Compton. Student unrest in the late 1960s, early 1970s. Butch, the live cougar mascot. Growth and changes of News Bureau. Relationship with the Athletic Department from 1937 to 1983. Relationship with Student Publications, as advisor.

General note

Several newspaper articles by and about M. Hicks. News releases. A 16 page history of the College News Bureau. Hicks' tenure academic rank.

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 Hard, Margaret M. Hill, Alberta D. Home Economics - Dean March 29, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Education and career before coming to WSU. Career at WSU, 1969-83. Dean, 1975. Reasons for coming to WSU. Facilities and programs within the College of Home Economics. Composition of student body and faculty. Relationship between Home Ec. and Agriculture. Professional societies. Philosophy of Home Ec. over the years and development of various programs at WSU. Internships and field experience. 75th anniversary of the Home Ec. program at WSU. The program's influence upon the state. Merger of the Colleges of Home Ec. and Agriculture.

General note

Several newspaper articles; letter on international programs; commemorative address, 1967, by Matsuyo Yamamoto; American Home Economics Association article; 75-year history of the department; and Margaret M. Hard's vita.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Hinrichs, Bob Alumni - Animal Science, 1954 June 19, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Student experiences at WSU - studies, fraternities, ROTC, married life on campus, financing education, equipment, student-teacher relationships, social activities, and classes. Agricultural consulting work overseas. Comments on foreign countries, foreign trade and embargoes. Relationship with the Athletic department. Physical development of the campus. Impact of WSU on business in Pullman.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Hinrichs, Max Alumni - Agriculture, 1925 July 28, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - financing education, expenses, and ROTC. Influence of WSU throughout life. Reflections on WSU and its people. Comments on fraternity houses, especially Alpha Gamma Rho. Family members who are WSU graduates. Farming of seed-plants in the Palouse. Comments about national politics and their affects on the Palouse.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Hinrichs, Phil Alumni - Agricultural Economics, 1979 July 17, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student experiences at WSU - studies, athletics, financing his education, faculty, work, scholarships, and tutors. Business relationship with WSU. Professional baseball career. Relationship and affect of WSU on Hinrichs' rape seed business.

General note

Family tree.

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 Knight, Margot H. Hix, Clarence L. Administration - Finance. Alumni - Civil Engineering, 1909 July 16, 1980    6 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal biography. Early life in Spokane. Student days at WSC, 1905-09. Summer work with Milwaukee and Great Northern Railroads. Taught physics and math at Pullman High School, 1909-11. Professional career at WSC and WSU, 1911-57 (teacher and business administrator). Military influence on campus during WWI and WWII. Hix's religious activities. Recalls various Regents. Anecdotes. Colleagues over the years, especially William Kruegal, E.O. Holland, and Wilson Compton.

General note

Summary of student & professional career at WSU. Several newspaper articles about Hix. Paper about WSU by George Frykman, Professor of History.

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 Ehlers, Melvin H. Hodgson, A. Scott Animal Science - Dairy Science. Alumni, 1950. WWREC-Puyallup November 8, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Impressions of Pullman and WSU. Dairy Science Department - students and faculty. Student experiences at WSU and the judging team. Work as Junior Dairy Husbandman for WSU. Professional career at Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC) in Puyallup (formerly Western Washington Experiment Station, WWES), 1951-1971. Early history of WWES. Research at WWES and WWREC.

General note

Faculty resume

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 Hall, David Hume, Richard History - Chair July 23, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1968-present. History department - faculty, classes, enrollment patterns, curriculum, World Civilization course, teaching vs. research, administration's perception of History department, undergraduate and graduate students, effect of Public History program on the department, teaching assistant stipends, student non-politicism, foreign student recruitment, and the budget's effect on morale. Personal research. Chairmanship and goals. Campus unrest of the 1970s.

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 Hard, Margaret Jacobsen, Marion Home Economics - Food Science & Human Nutrition December 3, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU, 1956-75. Changing philosophy of the Home Economics College. Research emphasis and results. Cooperation with Agriculture, Poultry Science, and Dairy Science departments, as well as cooperative extension and the USDA. Development of the Food Science department. Teaching innovations in Food Science. Loss of community feeling among Home Economics staff with the merger with the College of Agriculture.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Jacquot, Harley D. Agronomy and Soils February 8, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Dry farming and Grand Coulee Dam. Superintendent of WSU's Lind project, 1937-47. Much discussion on research - nitrogen fertilizer. Discussion of the McGregor Corporation and his work there. Future of farming and the soil. Jacquot's wheat variety, "Jacmar."

General note

Paper by Jacquot on his professional recollections. Photograph of Jacquot, 1985. Harley Jacquot's obituary, February 17, 1987.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Johnson, Barbara WSU Libraries November 13, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Family background. Foreign Language degree (WSU, 1939-1943). Parent's floral shop and lunch counter in Pullman (Neill's). Classes and entrance tests at WSU. Growth of WSU. Sigma Kappa social events. World War Two. Extensive discussion on Library work. Library career at WSU, 1967-present. Holland Library, 1950 to present.

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 Kiessling, Karen Johnson, Mary Physical Education. Faculty Wife - Claudius O. Johnson December 16, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background and education. WSU professional career, 1923-1924, and 1927-1929. Women's Physical Education Department - facilities and courses. Faculty salaries, "nepotism" clause, and social life and rules. President E.O. Holland. Anecdote on scheduled Will Rogers/Claudius O. Johnson debate. Student Strike of 1936. Husband's (C.O. Johnson) education and career, chair of the Political Science and History Department. Claudius' Fulbright assignments and travels. Health care in Pullman. Mary's colleagues. Edward R. Murrow. Women's clubs, especially the Fortnightly Club.

General note

Article from the Pullman Herald, "AAUW Pays Tribute to Mary M. Johnson," February 8, 1984.

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 Jones, Barbara S. Jones, Marguerite Alumni - Speech & Education, 1960 March 16, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Speech and Education curriculum. Typical day at WSU. Social life and student life. Duncan Dunn.

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 Spicer, Randall Just, Amanda Music September 13, 1983    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Biography of Just. Professional career at WSU, 1938-72. Retirement and community service. Memorable students of Just.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Keene, Phillip E. University Architect April 19, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Job description.History of campus buildings, golf course, and parking. The future - "The Campus Scheme."

General note

Photograph, vita, and postion description.

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 Perry, Mignon Klopfer, Jean M. Home Economics - Clothing, Interior Design, and Textiles August 15, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1950-62, 1968-present. Changes within Interior Design/Home Economics Department. Interior Design Department - Foundation of Interior Design Research accreditation, professional organizations, curriculum. Merger of Colleges of Agriculture and Home Economics in 1980. Research/teaching balance. Klopfer's involvement on campus and on committees. Professional research.

General note

Vita. Pamphlet for 75th anniversary of College of Home Economics, WSU, 1978.

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 Widman, Mary Klossner, Erich and Alma Alumni - Foreign Languages, 1918. US Postal Service, campus branch February 3, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC - tuition, campus grounds, extra-curricular activities, athletics, curriculum, enrollment, fraternities, buildings, professors, social activities, and fashions. Pullman community. Alma Klossner's personal background. WSU presidents. Career with the U.S. Postal Service in Pullman and on WSU campus. Retirement.

General note

Notebook of letters, newspaper articles, and photos concerning the destruction of Ferry Hall. Folder with newspaper articles and photographs about the Flood of 1910, and a report, "Chronological Record of Pullman Business Since 1902."

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 Backus, Janice Kottke, Frank Economics May 27, 1987    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1961-1979. Economics department - undergraduate and graduate students. WSU committees Kottke served on. Student unrest of the 1960s and its impact on WSU. Research. Career with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D. C. WSU Library system.

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 Cosgriffe, Harry A. and Liebel, Lester N. Kreizinger, Everett J. Adult and Continuing Education March 5, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

TELEPHONE INTERVIEW. WSU career, retired in 1969. Masters of Extension program. Colleagues. Students, courses, agricultural extension. Cooperation with other departments - Sociology, Home Economics, Anthropology, etc.Ag. Extension as a minor - resistance from other departments and the graduate school.

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 Vyhnanek, Lou Krueger, Hanna WSU Libraries - Head of Humanities Library March 14, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1953-1970. Location of library. Head of Technical Services. Organization of Holland Library. Head of basic college library. How a library operates - collection development, faculty relations, divisional setup. Impressions of library administration. Impressions of faculty status for librarians. Value of M.L.S. degree for librarianship as a profession. Role in writing Washington State College Library Handbooks, in instruction activities, and in library automation. Changes at WSU Libraries. Accomplishments and disappointments.

General note

Summary of training and experience. Four page description of library situation from G. Donald Smith, March 11, 1949. Memo from G. Donald Smith on reorganization of Holland Library, February 11, 1952.

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 Stimson, William Landerholm, Helen Alumni - Education, 1922 June 23, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Campus life - rules, boarding homes, social life (entertainment and dating), classmates, and religious life. Family background. Husband, Ed Landerholm. Clothing and hair fashions. Household chores. Family members (past, present, and future) who attended WSU.

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 Miller, Isabel Landis, Paul Sociology, Rural Sociology, Dean of Graduate School March 1, 1984    15 tapes

Scope and Contents note

#1) Family background. Sociology Department. Published works. WSU career, 1935-. Previous teaching and job experiences. #2) Soc. Dep't. - colleagues, students, social work program, development of the Rural Soc. Dep't. Government project works. Public attitudes toward soc. Family life in Pullman. Great Depression and westward migration to Washington. Research. #3) Soc. Dep't. - colleagues, course load. Holland administration. Landis' deanship - Graduate School. Compton admn. Resignation from deanship. Compton's real estate developments. #4) Real estate, cont'd. Colleagues. Changed atmosphere on campus during & after WWII. Student Strike, 1936. Veterans as students. Gov't programs during Depression. Compton's demise. Pullman community. Landis' real estate development. #5) Landis' real estate, cont'd. Graduate exams. Graduate faculty. His deanship. Graduate language requirement. Committee system within departments. Work with Farm Home Administration (FHA) during WWII. #6) FHA, cont'd. Effects of WWII on campus. Landis' real estate development. Landis' college employment. WSU career. #7 & #8) Landis' sabbaticals around the world, esp. Africa. #9) Sabbaticals. His achievement drive. Much on family and background. #10) Family & background. #11) Family & background. Hunting trips. His diet. Landis' children. #12) His children and grandchildren. #13) Children, grandchildren. Relationship between Pullman and WSU. Much on his real estate developments & role in building Pullman. Corrections & insertions by Landis. His declining health. #14) Landis' declining health and attitude toward it. Reflects on life's rewards and his failures. Reflects on his wife, Bess. Family members and their health. Graduate School. Sociology Department - facilities. Retirement. #15) Landis' teaching career. Reflects on Bess, his marriage, and fatherhood.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Law, Alvin G. Agronomy and Soils August 14, 19857    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Impressions of WSU, 1941-79. Courses Law taught. Origins and work of Washington State Crop Improvement Association. Facilities. Observations of Law on bridging gap between academics and agricultural industries. Various faculty and ag. extension staff. Role of a land-grant university. Seed and turf research at WSU. Work as Vice Chairman of Agronomy and Soils. Collegiate Crops Judging, participants and coaches. Law's outlook on foreign service. Law's views on consulting as a professional agronomist. Law's reflections on his experiences.

General note

Journal article about Law. Photo of Law teaching, 1960. Photo of Alvin and Roberta Law, 1985. Photo of Law and Bertramson, 1985.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Lawrence, John M. Institute of Biological Chemistry November 20, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-81. Ag. Chemistry department (later named Institute of Biological Chemistry) - faculty, chairmen, and facilities. Shift in departmental research emphasis from nutrition and foods to plant biochemistry. Formation of Biological chemistry. Members at outlying stations. Retirement work with Department of Agronomy and Soils. Hobbies and recreation. Retrospection of life at WSU and Pullman.

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 Fry, Dick Lincoln, Keith Alumni - Physical Education, 1961. Assistant Football Coach January 30, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Football at WSU. Professional football with the San Diego Chargers. Coaching at different levels-high school, college, professional. Teammates and outstanding players at WSU and San Diego. Sid Gillman, Charger coach. [Lincoln was a WSU student from 1957 to 1961. He returned to WSU as an assistant football coach, 1971 to 1973. Lincoln then transfered to the Alumni Center in 1973, and currently is the Director - though not discussed in the interview].

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 Dahl, Kathleen Littlewood, Robert A. Anthropology February 6, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Sociology%Anthropology Department - faculty, locations, tensions, and unity. Anthropology boom of the 1960s. Faculty government and problems with French and Terrell administrations. Salaries and economics of WSU. Future needs of the program and the university.

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 Knox, R. Frank Liu Maoling Electrical Engineering November 19, 1984    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background - born and raised in China, and experiences in a tuberculosis sanitarium. Immigration problems. WSU career, 1958-1969. Electrical Engineering department and faculty. Locations of EE, math, and architecture departments, and the development of laboratories. Administrative personnel. Graduate students and secretaries. Retirement.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Loreen, C. Oscar Vocational Agriculture January 15, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Recollections of Vocational Agriculture, 1920-80. Loreen's biography. Development of young farmer education. Origins and development of FFA. Dedicated Washington Vo-Ag teachers. Locations of the Vocational Agriculture department on the WSU campus. FFA annual convention. Loreen's philosophy of Vocational Agriculture extention training.

General note

Loreen's 1980 paper for a Future Farmers of America convention on agricultural education entitled "An Association of Long Standing: Washington State University and the FFA."

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 Thonney, Phyllis Manring, Betty H. Alumni - Liberal Arts, 1932 July 31, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal and family background. 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and Hollywood. The Depression. Social life on campus. Campus housing. Courses and faculty. Emphasis on proper etiquette. WSU YWCA. Extension Service and 4-H. Manring's children's education and careers.

General note

Family tree of WSU graduates.

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 Stimson, William Matsen, Joseph Alumni - Business Administration, 1949 December 12, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC - changed atmosphere on campus following WWII, dormitory living, and student politics. Development of Wilson Compton Union Building.

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 Backus, Janice Mauss, Armand Sociology May 28, 1987    5 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1969-present. Sociology department - students, graduate courses, grants, facilities, research, department of Rural Sociology, and faculty. Attitude toward administration and campus service. Professional activities. Teaching versus research. Theory of teaching. Personal research. Student unrest of the 1960s. Programs - Urban Research Center, Alcohol Studies, and Religious Studies.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie McCloskey, Gordon Education March 16, 1982    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Biography of McCloskey. Professional career at WSU, 1947-74. Philosophy of land-grant colleges. Student strike, circa 1970. Development of the Department of Education since 1947. WSU's role in state education. Friendship with Carl Sandburg and McCloskey's poetry. Issues facing educators today.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie McDonough, Ellen WSU Food Services November 27, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

McDonough's early life with sister Caroline Cooper, head of Duplicating and Mailing. Student career at WSC and WSU, 1935-82. Professional associations. Advantages and disadvantages of being a registered dietician. Changes on campus over the years. Retirement activities. Recollections of life as a child in eastern Oregon mining communities.

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 Jonas, Robert J. McNeil, Charles Zoology September 16, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1946-76. Courses taught by McNeil. Zoology department - research, faculty, chairs, facilities, G.I. students. WSU administration - quarter system, tenure, curriculum committee. Entomology's separation from Zoology.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Migaki, James Education February 9, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Undergraduate years, 1949-1951. Professional career at WSU, 1967-present. Stimson Hall and YMCA. Experiences in ROTC. Experiences as a Japanese-American during WWII. Development of Asian-American program at WSU and Affirmative Action. Graduate years at WSU. Physical changes on campus over the years. Student life. Influential professors. Teaching in Spokane - first Asian-American to teach there.

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 Jonas, R. J. Moree, Ray Zoology - Alumni, 1937. Professor February 11, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student experiences and memorable faculty at WSU, 1934-1937. WSU professional career, 1942-1977. Zoology department - courses, facilities, and research. Formation of the Entomology department. General reminiscences.

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 Fry, Richard Morrison, Dennis Administration - Executive Assistant to President May 19, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Journalism career. Professional career at WSU, 1947-85. Initial impressions of Pullman. Experience as Editor, Office of Publications. Experience as member of Agriculture Advisory Board. Working under C. Clement French. Importance of intercollegiate athletics to WSU's image. Change from college to university. Washington governors. President Compton's attitude toward salary increases. Experiences as presidential assistant to Glenn Terrell. Student unrest of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Change in student attitudes. Media reporting of student unrest.

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 Hall, David Muse, Raymond (#1) History - Chair July 7, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU, 1948-1979. Relationship between Political Science and History departments. The History department from 1955 to the '60s. Balance between teaching and research. Impressions of WSU students. Reminiscences of colleagues. Opinions of WSU presidents Muse worked under.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Muse, Raymond (#2) History - Chair July 14, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal biography. Served as first chairman of the History department, 1956-79. Service on various university committees. Muse's opinions of presidents he worked under. Muse's colleagues.

General note

Vita

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 Stimson, William Neill, Marion Alumni - Home Economics, 1936 January 21, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC - Student Strike of 1936, social rules, classmates, teachers, housemothers, dress codes, job, and sororities. Home Economics department.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Neill, Thomas C. Alumni - Mechanical Engineering, 1938 November 7,1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Neill Hall. Neill family in Pullman. Entrance requirements at WSC in 1934. College living expenses. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Memorable classes and professors. Student strike, 1936. Business in Pullman.

General note

Family tree of WSU graduates.

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 Rasmussen, Lowell W. Nelson, C. Emil Agronomy and Soils April 25, 1984    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU's Irrigated Agricultural Research and Extension Center (IAREC) in Prosser, WA, 1937-71. Agronomist for USDA Bureau of Plant Industry, Prosser, 1942-57. Extensive account of research activities, equipment, and facilities at IAREC. Relationship between Prosser station and the Agronomy department and faculty. Description of research farms. Nelson's feelings about his experiences and his views on research and farming.

General note

Biographical sketch by Nelson.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Nelson, Helen S. Faculty Wife - James C. Nelson, Economics February 13, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Wife of WSU Economics Professor Emeritus, James C. Nelson. Impressions of WSC. Bob Jeffrey's school bus route. Family recreation on campus. Clubs. Education classes. Experiences teaching Social Studies and Language Arts, 1962-64, at Lincoln Middle School, and History, 1966-74, at Pullman High School. Model United Nations Assembly program and High School Bowl. Experiences as a faculty wife. Faculty Wives Association. Campus issues. Travels.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Nelson, James C. Economics November 15, 1985    6 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Extensive personal background. Professional WSU career, 1947-1974. Reasons for coming to WSU. Development of Transportation Economics courses. Establishment of PhD program in Economics, 1959-1960. Obtaining library resources. Development of Public Utility Economics courses. Economics department - students, faculty, graduate students, and courses. Personal research, deregulation, and publications. Federal government's role in transportation.

General note

Nelson's entry in Who's Who in America. Letter from Vice Provost to Nelsons, commending his service to WSU; and from Brookings Institution lauding the Nelsons. Two reviews of Nelson's book, "Regulation and Competition in Transportation. Curriculum vita.

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 Washburn, Joanne Northrup, Catherine Dean of Women. Associate Dean of Students September 8, 1983    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Government Nursery School Project. Montevista schools until 1937. World War II. WSU career, 1956-1972. WSU and women students. Associated Women Students. Residence Halls. Rules and Regulations. Duties and involvements of the Dean of Women. Sexual Information Resource Center (SIRC). Student unrest of the late 1960s, early 1970s.Changes over the years regarding women's opportunities. Professional organizations.

General note

Personnel sheet. Five articles from local papers on her retirement - originals and copies. Dean of Women and Associate Dean of Students Annual Report, July l, 1971-June 30, 1972.

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 Jones, Barbara Oden, DuAnn Alumni - Physical Education, 1971 March 10, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Physical Education curriculum. Student Health. Intercollegiate volleyball (1968-71) and basketball (1968-70). Streit-Perham residence hall. Influence of WSU on Oden's life.

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 Seamans, David A. Osburn, Orren E. Electrical Engineering May 2, 1984    4 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1922-1961. Electrical Engineering department - faculty, facilities, courses, equipment, and students. Depression years at WSC. Professional and community service - Academic Standards Committee, Boy Scouts, etc. WWII years at WSC. Retirement.

General note

Photograph of a DC motor tested by Osburn at General Electric. Citation of service and recognition to Osburn from the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Spokane Section. May 18, 1956.

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 DeTemple, Duane Ostrom, T.G. Mathematics - Chair June 3, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1960-1981. Mathematics department - teaching loads, hiring faculty, students, graduate students, class size, facilities, classes, departmental library, and grants. Perceptions of WSU and its administrations. Shift to a research-oriented university. Professional travelling experiences. Chairmanship.

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 Bennett, S. Randal Pence, William B. WSU Fire Department - Chief September 12, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1947-75. Changes at WSU Fire Department during Pence's career. Recounts student unrest in late 1960s, early 1970s. Social activities at the Fire Department. Fire alarm systems on campus. Retirement activities.

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 Klopfer, Jean M. Perry, Mignon Home Economics - Clothing, Interior Design, and Textiles - Chair August 15, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1958-1985. Chair, 1959-80. Changes within Clothing and Textiles department - students, emphasis on retailing, field trips, faculty, curriculum. Museum work. Off-campus graduate programs. Committee involvement. Changes within departmental structure and those involved. Home Economic's relationship with administration. Professional organizations. Perry's research and travel.

General note

Mignon Perry's vita.

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 Stimson, William Petragallo, Roy Alumni - 1930s January 18, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Boxing at WSC in the 1930s - training, coach (Ike Deeter), teammates, and memorable fights and meets.

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 Graham, Channell Poe, Albert Donald Architecture February 5, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Architecture employment prior to WSU. Professional WSU career, 1958-1983. Architecture department - faculty, research, and degree program. Sabbaticals. Chairmanship. Development of Construction Management Program. Professional organizations. Retirement.

General note

Resume.

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 Backus, Janice Pratt, George W. Student, 1930s. WSU Custodian April 26, 19871    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC during the 1930s - dormitories, tuition, teachers, buildings, enrollment, classes and class size, social activities, distinguished visitors, and traditions. Work with the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the Depression. Work as custodian at Wilson Compton Union Building. Organizations. Retirement.

General note

Photograph of George Pratt

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 Backus, Janice Pratt, Marjorie WSU Food Services May 19, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Growing up in Pullman. Campus and summer school at WSC in 1933. Career at WSC as cook and supervisor, 1955-1980.

General note

Marjorie's Recipe Magic cookbook, 1974.

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 Schnaitter, Allene Rademacher, Peter Alumni - Animal Husbandry, 1953 April 13, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSU - professors, work with grounds keeper, boxing, academic work, roommates, athletics, and coaches. Marriage. Experience attending Castle Heights Military Academy. Volunteer work. Employment with Kiefer-McNeill Company. Recounts his participation in 1956 Olympics. Amateur boxing career. Return to WSU for Hall of Fame presentation and celebrations. Wife, Margaret, and their marriage. Extensive discussion of professional boxing career. Philosophy on work.

General note

Article, "Pete Rademacher." Chapter from uncited book, "Pete Rademacher: The Impossible Fight." Nominee information for WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. P.R. packet made by Rademacher about himself - articles, photos, and brochure on life & career.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Rasmussen, Lowell W. Agronomy and Soils November 9, 1985    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1948-75. Research and colleagues at WSU. Development of Experimental Design course. Weed and herbicides program. Organized communication with farmers. Regional weed researchers. Career as Assistant Director of Agriculture Experiment Station, 1956-75. Creation of commodity commissions and their benefits. The role & requirements of an Ag. Research Director. Regional research programs and the USDA. Relationship with State Dept. of Ag. and other agencies. Foreign service and WSU international development programs. Tribute to extension services. Outlook from 38 years at WSU. Family and social recollections.

General note

Vita and two photographs.

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 Stimson, William Sandberg, Robert Administration - Executive Assistant to President. Alumni May 22, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC during the 1930s - housing and teachers. WSU career years, 1947-1952. Story about WSU presidency being offered to Edward R. Murrow. Wilson Compton administration - moving WSU to Spokane, Compton's demise. Development of Wilson Compton Union Building.

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 Vyhnanek, Lou Schnaitter, Allene WSU Libraries - Director November 14, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Director of WSU Libraries, 1976-1984. Condition of WSU Libraries in 1976. Her administration and management style. Physical changes of the libraries. Budget crisis and WSU administration. Automation of the libraries. Role of departmental libraries. Schnaitter's reasons for stepping down because of University pressure. Current position as Coordinator of Library Development. Accomplishments and disappointments as Director.

General note

Vita

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 Rasmussen, Lowell W. Schwartze, Chester D. Horticulture - Alumni, PhD 1935. WWAREC-Puyallup April 30, 1984    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student at WSU, 1920-1924 (BA Agriculture), 1932-1935 (PhD Horticulture). Professional career at WSU, retired 1969. Western Washington Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Puyallup. Research - berry breeding, preservation of fruits and vegetables by freezing, and berry harvesting. Future of berry production in Washington. Cooperation with Washington Horticultural Association.

General note

Biographical sketch

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 Graham, Channell Scott, David M. Architecture - Alumni, 1953. Professor and Chair February 4, 198    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. First impressions of WSC. Student days at WSC - professors and classmates. Professional career as an architect. Graduate school at M.I.T. Professional career at WSU, 1960-. Chair, 1966-1976. Teaching methods. Definition of architecture. Purpose of the university.

General note

Vita. Video tape of interview.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Shaw, C. Gardner Plant Pathology - Chair November 23, 1987    5 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. World War II experiences. WSU career, 1947-1983. Beaver Creek Camp development. Sabbaticals and research. Publications. Plant Pathology Department - colleagues. Experiences becoming chair and running the department. College of Agriculture administration. Grants and working with undergraduate and graduate students. Financial aid and teaching assistantships. Shaw's family. Department locations. WSU overseas projects. Recounts heart attack. Experiences as advisor of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Shaw's contributions to his field and to WSU. Travels. Work in New Zealand and India. Professional conferences. Much on his participation in WSU's Pakistan and Jordan projects. Retirement.

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 Washburn, Joanne Smith, Elizabeth (Liz) Alumni - Physical Education and Health, 1937 September 10, 1983    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC - impressions, work with Dr. Helen G. Smith, fees, classes, social activities, intramurals, campus grounds, and buildings. Student Strike, 1936. Professional training and career in physical therapy.

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 Stimson, William Smith, Floyd Alumni - Agriculture, 1913 April 10, 1987    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Student days at WSC - boxing coach (Fred "Doc" Bohler), ROTC, Lake DePuddle, fraternities (ATO), professors, classmates, buildings, traditions, campus grounds, organizations, and clothing fashions.Personal background.

General note

List of Alpha Tau Omega members and their pictures, including F.R. Smith.

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 Vyhnanek, Louis Smith, G. Donald WSU Libraries - Director June 21, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1946-1976. Library situation upon arrival. Holland Library. Efforts and opposition to centralization of departmental libraries. Smith's directorship of the libraries. Library training. Collection development and computerization of library.

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 Washburn, Joanne Smith, Helen G. Physical Education - Chair September 8, 1983    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Biography of Smith. Professional career at WSU, 1925-61. Chair, Department of Physical Education for Women. Smith Gym dedication and evolution of building plans. Department courses, activities, and faculty. Professional associations.

General note

Retirement article.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Snow, Marian Neill Alumni - Foreign Languages, 1934 August 15, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Student days at WSC - fees and finances, jobs, sororities, courses, student attitudes, social activities, traditions, and graduation. Snow's husband, a 1933 WSC graduate. Health care facilities. Effect of the Depression on students. Relationship between WSU and Pullman.

General note

Family tree.

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 Dahl, Kathleen A. Stone, Linda S. Anthropology - Alumni. Professor February 7, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. WSU career, 1981-present. Undergraduate years at WSU in the 1960s. Women in anthropology. Changes in student attitudes. The Anthropology department's attitude. Colleagues. Anthropology's relationship with Administration. International Development Program. Relationship with students. Faculty salaries and morale. Reputation of WSU's Anthropology department. Changes (and lack of) in Pullman. Stone's goals for the Department.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Strait, Leland C. Agriculture January 15, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal biography. Work on Indian reservations. Professional career at WSU, 1956-76 as County Extension Agent in Indian Affairs under WSC; conference and short courses coordinator for College of Agriculture; and Assistant Director of Resident Instruction for College of Agriculture. Evaluation of short courses. Advising students. The future of the College of Agriculture. Retirement activities.

General note

Photograph of Leland and Freda Strait, June, 1979.

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 Hall, David Stratton, David H. History - Chair November 12, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

FIRST MINUTES OF TAPE INAUDIBLE - STATIC. WSU career, 1962-present. Courses taught. Personal research. Publications. Professional activities. American Studies Program. Chairmanship and goals. History department - declining enrollment, early impressions, faculty, financial crisis, and undergraduate, graduate, and foreign students. Teaching versus research dilemma.

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 Hard, Margaret Sunnell, Agnes Home Economics - Extension December 6, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Academic and professional career at WSU, 1942-58. Research and extension work in Tacoma, King County, and Yakima. Extensive discussion on work and life in West Pakistan, 1954-56 (a WSU international development program). Colleagues at WSU. Comments on WSU's support and enthusiasm shown towards her work.

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 Elder, James Thompson, Albert Foreign Languages and Division of Humanities - Dean May 2, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career at WSU, 1930-1964. Reasons for coming to WSC. Administrative policies of four WSU Presidents. Post-WWII development - enrollment and physical expansion of the campus. Experiences as chairman of Humanities and Dean of College of Arts and Sciences. Retirement. Buildings on WSU campus.

General note

Report entitled "The Checkered Career of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures," by A. Thompson

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 Thonney, Phyllis Thonney, Larry Pullman business - Photography and Dairy Farming June 17, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Impressions of WSU. Experiences at WSU - selling milk to dairy on campus, social life - 1945-1948, students, private dairy in Troy Hall, photographic work on campus, dances, student attitudes, 4-H, and FFA. Effects of WWII on campus and farm life. Relationship and affect of WSU on local business. Attitude toward education. Religious activities of late 1940s. Family members who are WSU graduates. Impressions of WSU's future.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Thonney, Phyllis Alumni - General Studies, 1988 (Began 1946, returned 1985) July 28, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Impressions of WSU. Impact of VWVII veterans on WSU campus. Student experiences at WSU - classes, living conditions, social activities, student/teacher relationships, rules, work, and volunteer work. Married couples and student housing.Campus health care, 1946-1948. Building changes at WSU. Returning as a student in 1985. Differences between student community and Pullman community.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Thoney, Steven Alumni - Agricultural Education, 1975. MA, Animal Science,1978 October 4, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Reasons for choosing WSU. Requirements for agriculture. Attitude toward WSU. Reasons for choosing major. Student experiences at WSU - classes, a typical day, wife, grades, fraternities, professors, and social and religious activities. Thoughts on studying and impact of courses on career. Drug use on campus. Professional career as orchardist in Prosser. Support of Greek system. Cougar athletics. Current contact with WSU. Political support for WSU. Needs of the state. National issues during the 1970s.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Thonney, Walter Pullman business - farming July 27, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Grade school and high school experiences in Pullman. Experiences as an Army nurse on WSU campus during the Flu Epidemic of 1918. Army service.

General note

Family tree.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Tjomsland, Arnold C. Education May 27, 1982    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Biography of Tjomsland. Work with State Office of Public Instruction, 1950-1960. Capital Outlay Program for Washington. Design and construction of schools in the state. Professional career at WSU, 1960-1979. Department of Education. Retirement and work outside of the United States. Outstanding issues in education today.

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Urdal, Lloyd Education - Chair February 9, 1984    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background and education. WSU career, 1955-83. First chair of Education department, 1964. Education program - heavy loads, chair duties, growth, transition to department, growth of specialty areas, and minority programs. Current problems in education and adult education. Pluses and minuses of chairmanship. Planning and building of Cleveland Hall and the Education Library. Faculty cooperation and social activities. Retirement.

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 DeTemple, Duane Vatnsdal, Mildred Mathematics Alumni, 1924. Instructor. Faculty Wife - J.R. Vatnsdal, Mathematics June 3, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Student days at WSC - athletics, buildings/facilities, professors, majors, and sororities.Professional career as high school teacher and coach. Personal background on Vatnsdal's husband, J. Russell Vatnsdal, a professor of Mathematics at WSU. Mildred Vatnsdal's professional career at WSU, 1930-1932. Mathematics department - teaching loads, chairmen, association with the College of Engineering. Taught Air Corps students during WWII. Establishment of retirement program at WSU.

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 Rasmussen, Lowell Vogel, Orville A. Agronomy and Soils, USDA March 28, 1984    3 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Wheat variety and disease research. WSU career, 1931-76. Cooperation with WSU. Team research. Cooperation and support from farmers and wheat organizations. Technology improvements for wheat research. Federal and state colleagues. Problems with the program. Importance of WSU's contributions to the region, and importance of endowments to WSU. The Vogel Fund for the support of research and graduate students. Western Wheat Quality Laboratory.

General note

Vita

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 Grunewald, Marjorie Waterman, Albert D. Education June 23, 1982    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Career at WSU, 1952-77. Early days at WSU and colleagues. Work with professional organizations. Problems and projects dealt with - selection of superintendents, school projections (Kellogg Project in the Columbia Basin), and school district policies. Changes in school administration. Education curriculum at WSU. Discussion of Comparative Education Society tour of Eastern-bloc countries. Department's outreach to public schools. Current and future issues in education. Education department fishing trips.

General note

Vita (missing page 1).

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 Thonney, Phyllis Webster, Dorothy Alumni - Mathematics & Education, 1927 August 18, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who have graduated from WSU. Student days at WSC - finances, dining hall rules, athletics, social life, buildings, fashions, dormitory living, and classes.

General note

Family tree.

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 Thonney, Phyllis Webster, Emma Lou Alumni - Home Economics, 1930 August 18, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Family members who are WSU graduates. Student days at WSU - classes, job, dormitory living, graduation, finances, equipment, typical day, dining hall, and athletics.

General note

Family tree.

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 Lilles, Linda Weller, Harry Architecture May 31, 1983    8 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal biography. Student days at WSC, 1919-23. Professional career at WSC and WSU, 1928-66. Discussion of the Architecture department, including curriculum, faculty, enrollment, architectural engineering degree, and the split between the University Architect's Office and the Department of Architectural Engineering in 1946. Also, design, construction, location, and use of various buildings on campus. Work with architects, 1923-28. The Great Depression and WWII years at WSC. Weller's teaching style. Professional organizations. Issues in architecture today. Retirement activities. Mission of a land-grant university.

General note

Several newspaper articles, photocopies of WSU buildings and architectural drawings, and Weller family history. Also, M.A.S.C. container list for Harry Charles Weller collection.

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 Elder, James H. Wells, Donald A. #1 Philosophy - Chair July 25, 1985    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional WSU career, 1948-1969. Establishment of the Philosophy department and its expansion. McCarthyism in the Pacific Northwest. Events leading up to President Wilson Compton's resignation. Change in election of department chairs. Composition of the Philosophy department. Reaction to Wells' opposition to the Vietnam War. Teaching at the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle. Account of Wilson Compton's aquisition of Priest Lake property, known as Beaver Creek Camp Association.

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 Brown, Barbara Wells, Donald A. #2 Philosophy - Chair August 19, 1987    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Philosophy department - faculty, facilities, graduate program, and chairmanship. McCarthyism and WSU. Development of the Philosophy department during the 1950s.

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 Hall, David Wysong, Mary History - Administrative Assistant November 7, 1986    1 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Professional career at WSU beginning in 1942, then intermittently. Then, returned in 1970 as secretary to the History department. Retired in 1988. Impressions of the History department. Other History department secretaries. Graduate students. Faculty. Personal background. Chairmen.

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 Stimson, William Yothers, Robert A. Alumni - Political Science, 1930s December 11, 1986    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Extensive discussion on Student Strike of 1936 and Yothers' role in it as chairman.

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 Bertramson, B. Rodney Young, Leonard W. Agriculture - Experiment Stations April 22, 1985    2 tapes

Scope and Contents note

Personal background. Professional career and duties, 1936-67. Recollections of early WSU campus. Administrative processes, 1930s and 1940s. Young's publication, "75th Anniversary of Washington Agricultural Experiment Stations History." Dean Edward Johnson's administration. President Compton's ideas. President Holland's administration. Student Strike of 1936. Johnson Hall. World War II years. Columbia Basin development. Colleagues. Unity of the various agricultural units. Experiment stations.

General note

Two photos of Young and Bertramson.

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 Anne Freeman Keith P. Jones, William A. and Edith Steward Hooper, Guy P. Miller May 31, 1984 

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 Marjorie Grunewald E. L. Steinke, Gustav and Jessica C. Bliesner, Virginia Harger, Elizabeth B. Hartup May 31, 1984 

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 Anne Freeman Shirley Greening Morgan, Roy T. Olson, Paul F. Schedler, Wilma Ingle Hill May 31, 1984 

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 Richard Hamm Theodore S. Borg, Tobey Leonard Henrichsen, Catherine Diener Simpson May 31, 1984 

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 Richard Hamm Irwin A. Davis, Lindsay Kinney, John E. Fowler, Fritz Vawter May 31, 1984 

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 Andy Tidrick Wilbur D. Simons, Zylda Elliot, Evelyn K. Hickman, Robert Emerson, Claude Irwin May 31, 1984 

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 Andy Tidrick Jervis D. Swannack, Edward M. Gaines, Robert G. Evans May 31, 1984 

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 David L. Hood Kenyon T. Bement, H. DeWayne Kreager, John W. Kelly, Loran P. Richey May 31, 1984 

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 Margery Sharkey Dorothy Lois Smith-Kenney, Carville E. and Dorothy H. Sparks May 31, 1984 

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 Margery Sharkey Bernadine Du Bois, Cliff M. Irvin, Ruth Klumb, Donald W. Stevenson, Helen A. Minkler May 31, 1984 

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 David L. Hood Mary Ena Hall Link, M. C. "Mel" Hougan, William H. Munson, Marie Trupp Krieger May 31, 1984 

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 Marjorie Grunewald Bernice Snyder, Erva S. Mosher, Oswald Gates May 31, 1984 

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 Lisa M. Donaldson Walter P. and Enis Wallace May 8, 1985 

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 Lisa Donaldson Lester and Clair Winter May 10, 1985 

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 William E. Brandt Elinore Crowley Coogan May 10, 1985 

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 David Seamans Donald E. Coogan and Wendell H. Clark May 10, 1985 

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 B. Rodney Bertramson L. Gordon (father) and Larry G. Soderholm May 10, 1985 

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 B. Rodney Bertramson Harvey H. Olsen April 28, 1986 

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 David Seamans John B. Kinney and Richard O. Moss May 8, 1986 

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 William E. Brandt Mary "Peg" Hoenack, Dorothy Flynn, Ella A. Frantsen May 8, l986 

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 Grant A. Harris Rolf B. Jorgensen May 8, 1986 

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 Marjorie Grunewald Lawrence Giles May 8, 1986 

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 Terrence G. Popravak, Jr. Harry E. Goldsworthy May 8,1986 

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 B. Rodney Bertramson Harold and Evelyn Miller May 9, 1986 

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 Rod Commons Kay Bell and Garry M. Cameron May 7, 1987 

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Roundtable: History of WSU Physics Program. Professors Band, Barker, Butler, Riggins 1970 

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