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Western Michigan University -- Football -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Patrick Clysdale, October 25, 1989

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 16
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Patrick “Pat” Clysdale, student athlete, coach, administrator and professor at Western Michigan University, conducted and recorded Lew Carlson on October 25, 1989 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Pat discusses playing youth sports in Detroit and then coming to Western and playing basketball for coach Buck Read and football for coach John W. Gill. He received his B.S. in 1952 and his M.S. in 1953, returning to WMU in 1958 to coach basketball and recruit players. He worked...
Dates: October 25, 1989

Oral history interview with Tom Briscoe, May 11, 1989

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 7
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with WMU alumnus Tom Briscoe, conducted by Lew Carlson on May 11, 1989 in Detroit, Michigan. Briscoe recollects his youth in Detroit, playing athletics at the St. Antoine Street Branch of the YMCA, and coming to Western Michigan University where he majored in Physical Education, boxed, and played football. He talks about what it was like to be a black college student athlete at WMU in the nineteen thirties. President Waldo is remembered, as well as various faculty and...
Dates: May 11, 1989