By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – The familiar return of 20-somethings to Washington State University marks another start to an academic year. But a new historic exhibit on campus is a reminder that WSU during 1969-70 looked very different.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – A new exhibit from Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections reveals the history of student protest on the Pullman campus during the incendiary years of Kent State and Vietnam.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Rare map dealer E. Forbes Smiley III, who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps before he was caught in 2005, is the subject of a talk by award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Avery Hall Bundy Reading […]
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Before filmmaker Humphrey Leynse came to work at Washington State University in 1970, he made the movie of his dreams. The subject was a remote island 180 miles east of the Korean mainland in the Sea of Japan/East Sea: Ulleung-Do.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The experiences of those who lived near and worked on Washington’s Grand Coulee Dam, built in the 1930s-40s, are explored in images, documents and objects in an exhibit at Washington State University April 21-Sept. 2.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – A rare 17th-century Bible at Washington State University is part of a discussion of Bible errors in this week’s blog from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.