Guide to the Central Washington University Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support, Films
1939-1985

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Central Washington University. Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support
Title: Central Washington University Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support, Films
Dates: 1939-1985 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 9 cubic feet (7 record center boxes and 11 oversized film canisters)  :  16 mm films in fair condition with certain films having deteriorated from usage and chemical decomposition
Collection Number: RG034-07-21
Summary: This collection consists of 16 mm films portraying the Central Washington University campus and surrounding regional events.
Repository: Central Washington University
Archives and Special Collections

400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 963-1717
http://www.lib.cwu.edu/Archives-Special-Collections
archive@cwu.edu

Languages: English 

Historical Note

Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support Department was first established in 1972 as Media Production Services of the Audiovisual Division of the Library Department. After 1987, the unit changed titles and switched departments. It became the Media Development Services Unit in 1987, the Media Production and Development Unit in 1993, and the Media Productions Unit in 1996. In 1998 the unit was reorganized under Center for Learning Technologies and in 2001 the unit was transferred to the Academic Computing Department. Since 2004 it has been recognized as the Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support Department.

Content Description

Films in this collection depict Central Washington University athletic, social, and regional public events; footage of Central’s buildings, grounds, and academic symposia; and other events relevant to the history of the local and campus community.

Historical Background

Central Washington University began as the Washington State Normal School in 1891. In 1937, the school was rechristened the Central Washington College of Education. In 1961, the school became Central Washington State College and, finally, in 1977, Central Washington University.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Open to the public for educational research.

Preferred Citation :  

[Name of document or photograph number]. RG034-07-21, Central Washington University Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support, Films. Archives and Special Collections, Brooks Library, Central Washington University.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Organized by size of canister


Detailed Description of the Collection

box-item
1-1 Men's basketball game against Seattle Pacific
B&W. Good quality
1965
1-2 "Oedipus Rex" All College Play
Color, poor quality, sound
1965
1-3 N.A.I.B. tournament Kansas city CWCE basketball game. CWCE vs. Murray State, Final score: Central 61, Murray state 55.
B&W. Good quality
1950
1-4 Christmas morning home videos / Horse herding, ranch scenes
Color. Good quality
1950s
1-5 Football Game, Early Campus and Field, Football Practice, and Homecoming Parade
Color & B&W. B&W, Fair Quality. Color, Good Quality
1939-1940
1-6 Sweecy day, Central Wash. Campus Homecoming, Marching band pre-game show, Homecoming floats, Nicholson Pavilion, Campus buildings
Good quality
1963
1-7 Business week
B&W
1980s
1-8 Ellensburg ranch scenes, Home videos 1950s
1-9 CWSC vs. Western
B&W. Good Quality
1960s
1-10 Family Home Movie
Color. Good quality
1960s
1-11 Shots of Campus, Basketball game Central vs. Simon Fraser, Wrestling, Swimming, Band playing, Nicholson
Color. Good quality
1970s
1-12 N.A.I.A Tournament Highlights featuring Central Washington State College. CWSC finished 2nd in the nation to Kentucky State
B&W. Good Quality
1970
1-13 CWSC ROTC precision drill team marching for crowd
B&W. Fair Quality
1960s
1-14 Homecoming, Marching band football at the Kittitas county fairgrounds, CWCE vs. EWU, Parade through Ellensburg, Shots of Ellensburg and fairgrounds
Color, Good Quality. B&W, Good Quality
1950-1951
1-15 Sweecy day, CWCE. Shots of Campus, Students playing various games, Period vehicles, Softball game, Sweecy day picnic, Ad for US war bonds at the end of the film
Color, Good Quality. B&W, Good Quality
1948-1949
6-16 Home Video, Family preparing to attend rodeo, Rodeo parade through Ellensburg, Footage of rodeo
Color. Fair Quality
1952
6-17 Sweecy day, CWCE., Shots of Campus, Students playing various games, Picnic scenes, Railroads on campus, Students inside dorms singing, Students competing in track and field events
B&W. Good Quality
1951
6-18 Shots of Campus (Barge, Lind, Hebler), Shots of construction on campus, Students playing baseball
Color. Good quality
1960
6-19 President Brooks' Inauguration, Indoor shots of Nicholson Pavilion, Choir performance
B&W. Fair Quality
1962
6-20 "Milestone at Ellensburg." Film depicting historical drawings of Ellensburg and Central as well as shots from around campus, Shots of the town and of all the buildings on campus in the 1960s, Construction shots of Courson and Muzzall dorms, Shots of students
B&W. Fair Quality
1960s
6-21 Basketball game and practice, CWCE vs. Puyallup, Away game
B&W. Fair Quality
1950s
1-22 N.A.I.B. tournament Kansas city CWCE basketball game trip, Shots of warm up before the game, (Shots of basketball court on campus in student union building?), Shots of Kansas City, Shots of players and coaches traveling
Color & B&W
1950
2-23 Teachers Training in the classrooms, Students on campus
Color, fair quality. Sound
1970
2-24 Tournament 1st round, Central Washington vs. St. Benedict's, Final score: Central Washington 77, St. Benedict's 65. Attendance: 10,500 1970
2-25 Ellensburg family, Family scenes, Ranch scenes. Vacation shots, regional 1950s
2-26 Classroom scenes, Central Washington University campus scenes, Ellensburg scenes, Promotional video, Outtakes
Color. Good quality
1980s
2-27 Joe McManamy historical photos (Photos of old ranch, farm and small town scenes). Video of ranch and cattle drive scenes, Shots of men on horseback, Shots of food preparation on a cattle drive, Aerial shots of Kittitas valley
B&W and Color. Fair Quality
1980s
2-28 Scenes of students around Central Washington campus doing various things, outtakes of other films, Scenes of students teaching, Bob Hope
Color. Good quality
1970s
2-29 Students sitting next to the Maria Grupe building, Shots of Bouillon building and Maria Grupe building, Shots of campus childcare program, Outtakes from other films, Shots of campus and students on campus including shots of the railroad tracks on campus
Color. Good quality
1970s
2-30 Promo film for International studies, Outtakes, Different intros and endings
Color. Poor quality
1970s
2-31 College students student-teaching at an elementary school, college students working with children one-on-one. School has two-way mirrors for observation
Color. Good quality
1970s
2-32 Shots of Barge Hall interior and exterior, Shots of art workshops, Shots of faculty and professors in offices, Shots of students in classes, Shots from around campus, Shots of earthquake damage, Shots of military barracks, Shots of ROTC classes
B&W. Good Quality
1950s
Oversized-33 Central basketball game at a N.A.I.A Tournament
B&W. Fair Quality
1960s
4-34 "The Ellensburg Story," Shots of Ellensburg, Shots of the Ellensburg rodeo parade, Shots of the Ellensburg rodeo
Color. Good quality. Incomplete, no sound
1970s
3-35 Outtakes, Shots of a large restaurant kitchen, Shots of wood mill, Shots of Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce float in the rodeo parade encouraging industry growth, Shots of cattle and milk production, Shots of the Ellensburg rodeo parade, Shots of newspaper
Color. Good quality
1950s
6-36 Shots of an Eastern Washington downtown area, Shots of new buildings being put in, Shots of unique architecture in the downtown area, Shots of parks, Shots of the Leavenworth downtown, Shots of Ellensburg downtown, Shots of various cityscapes in Eastern Washington 1960s
3-37 Outtakes, Students talking next to the Maria Grupe building, Shots of a Central Basketball game and Cheer leaders, Students doing a dance routine, Shots from inside the library, Shots of students doing various things around campus
Color. Good quality
1970s
3-38 N.A.I.A. Tournament QTR. Finals, Central Wash. vs. Henderson
B&W. Fair Quality
1969
3-39 N.A.I.A. Tournament 2nd Round, Central Wash. vs. Howard Payne. Final Score: CW: 96, HP: 74.
B&W. Fair Quality
1969
3-40 N.A.I.A. Tournament, Central Wash. vs. Eliz City State. Final Score: CW: 96, Eliz: 82.
B&W. Fair Quality
1969
Oversized-41 Elementary School level, Neighborhood scenes, Playground scenes, Track-Field, Shots of student teaching, Faculty meetings, Dance class, Fine arts.
Color. Good quality
1960s-1970s
Oversized-42 Ellensburg school scenes, Elementary school, Classes, Lunches, Hall monitors, School nurses
Color. Good quality
1952
Oversized-43 Cattle Roundup, Arial views of the cattle drive, Camp scenes.
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
Oversized-44 Basketball game, Central Wash. vs. C.P.S, N.A.I.B. Playoffs.
B&W. Poor Quality
1950
Oversized-45 Outtakes, Students gathered in the Nicholson Pavilion looking at educational booths, Shots from a Central Wash. football game, Shots of the Brooks library being built, Shots of students around Central's campus, Students playing tennis, Students playing po
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
Oversized-46 "Crisis Cross Caravan" outtakes, Close ups on Christian religious figurines, Shots of clay being spun into ceramics, Shots of various pieces of ceramic art, Shots of Christus Church, Shots of a town with a ski lift type tram system, Shots of the interior
Color. Fair Quality
1960s
6-47 "CWCE Summer Field Trip" Whole Film, Various shots of a trip to a camp in the woods taken by some Central students, Teachers, and middle school students, The film shows some of the daily activities of the students including outdoor recreation, meals and t
Color. Good quality
1960s
6-48 Scenes of students on Central Washington campus
Color. Good quality
1980s
1-49 Central Washington campus shots, Shots of marching band and cheer leaders at a football game, Shots of a football game
Color. Good quality
1970s
6-50 OTI vs. CWSC Basketball game
B&W. Good Quality
1973
6-51 Shots of a business school conference on Central's campus, Outtakes, Shots of students and speakers at the conference
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
Oversized-52 Shots of a business school conference on Central's campus, Outtakes, Shots of students around campus, Shots of interviews, Campus shots
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
6-53 Central vs. PLU, Football
Color. Good quality
1963
3-54 Shots of Central student’s student teaching
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
3-55 Outtakes, Shots of Central students and classrooms, Shots from inside the greenhouse, Shots of Classroom activities, Shots of old recreation center
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
3-56 Outtakes, Shots of Central student’s student teaching, Shots of elementary students doing activities
Color. Good quality
1970s
4-57 Outtakes, Shots of CWU campus, Shots of Central students
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
4-58 Shots of student registration in the Pavilion
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
4-59 Outtakes, Shots of CWU campus, Shots of Central students
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
4-60 Outtakes, Shots of CWU campus
Color. Fair Quality
1970s
4-61 Outtakes, Shots of CWU campus, Shots of students in various classes
Color. Good quality
1970s
1-62 Business week, Original shots Roll 1 1970s
1-63 Business week, Original shots Roll 2 1970s
3-64 Business week, Original shots Roll 3 1970s
1-65 Business week, Original shots Roll 4 1970s
4-66 Business week, Original shots Roll 5 1970s
6-67 CWU Promo Commercials, Sound, Commercials aimed at getting students to come to Central, Shots of campus buildings, Shots of classroom interiors 1970s
4-68 Shots of a Comedy troupe, The Three Penny Opera, performing at Central
B&W. Good Quality
1960s
4-69 Credit reel for the Three Penny Opera
B&W. Fair Quality
1960s
4-70 Short shots of Central basketball game at a N.A.I.A Tournament
B&W. Fair Quality
1970
4-71 Central basketball game in Ellensburg
B&W. Good Quality
1960s
1-72 News reel detailing the goings on of 1948, Featured is a report on the flooding of the Columbia River
B&W. Good Quality, Sound
1948
4-73 Central vs. Whitworth Football
Color. Good quality
1958
4-74 Central vs. Western Football
Color. Good quality
1960
Oversized-75 CWCE Graduation, Footage of Ellensburg area
B&W. Good Quality
1941
Oversized-76 "The Ellensburg Story"
Good Condition
1952
5-77 Central vs. Western, Football 1958
Oversized-78 Central vs. Eastern, Football 1962
5-79 Central vs. PLU, Football 1962
4-80 Central vs. Eastern, Football 1963
5-81 Central vs. Whitman, Football 1962
5-82 Central vs. Eastern, Football 1963
5-83 Central vs. Whitworth, Football 1963
5-84 Central vs. Western, Football 1962
5-85 Central vs. PLU, Football 1960
Oversized-86 N.A.I.A Championship Game, Central Washington State College vs. Kentucky State
B&W. Good Quality
1970
4-87 Central vs. Whitman Football 1950s
5-88 Central vs. College of Puget Sound 1960s
4-89 Central vs. Eastern, Football
B&W
1957
7-90 Central vs. Eastern, Football, Homecoming
B&W. Good Quality
1959
7-91 "Classroom in the Cascades," Documentary about outdoor education in Washington 1960s
7-92 "Ellensburg: Washington's Rodeo City," Documentary-type film depicting the Ellensburg Rodeo, its planning, and other aspects of the rodeo
Color. Good quality
1960s
7-93 "Business Goes to College," A film about the business week conference at Central 1970s

Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

    • Geographical Names :
    • Ellensburg (Wash.)
    • Subject Terms :
    • Central Washington University--History
    • Washington (State)--History
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Film
      • Other Creators :
      • Central Washington University. Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support

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