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Tom House Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Mike Dicianna.

June 7, 2014


“OSC in the Late 1940s”  September 4, 2014  Location: CH2M Hill Alumni Center, Oregon State University.  Watch Video | Download Transcript (PDF)

This short interview with Tom House was conducted at an OSU Alumni Association Diamond Jubilee event. The session focuses on House's memories of attending school at OSC following his service in World War II, including the state of the campus at that time and his living arrangements at Kappa Sigma fraternity. House also discusses the arc of his career following his graduation from OSC in 1949, and shares his recollections of viewing the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in May 1980.