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The "All Red Event": Eastern's Red Reese Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

A guide giving information about the Red Reese Wikipedia article creation event hosted at Eastern's JFK Library this February, and providing resources to be used at the event.

Primary Sources: Yearbooks

EWU Yearbooks.  1903-1971.  http://dc.ewu.edu/yearbooks/.

Primary Sources: Newspaper Articles

Many newspapers have been digitized and are available through the Google News Archive.  Use the following search strings in a Google search box to retrieve results from the News Archive (the "site:news.google.com/newspapers" tells the Google search engine the specific site to search, ie, the Google News Archive site):

  • "red reese" site:news.google.com/newspapers
  • "william reese" site:news.google.com/newspapers
  • reese eastern washington site:news.google.com/newspapers
  • reese washington state college site:news.google.com/newspapers

Selected newspaper articles from regional newspapers:

Spokesman-Review

"Cheney Squad Gets Revision," Spokesman-Review, 2/6/1940, p. 14, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ER9WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=--MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6551%2C1747895.

"Red Reese Promoted to Director of Athletics at Eastern Washington," Spokesman-Review, 3/12/1941, p. 11, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kG5WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=C-QDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6750%2C3872755.

" 'Supers' Coach Keeps Men Fit: 'Red' Reese Organized Sports at 40 Air Bases," Spokesman-Review, 11/16/1944, p. 11, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=gylWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=feQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6910%2C69019.

"Red Reese Coy about 'Switch'," Spokesman-Review, 1/12/1949, p. 10, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zS1WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=j-UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3698%2C3794941.

"Letter to the Editor: Reese Should Have Been Fired," Spokesman-Review, 6/17/1953, p. 4, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XC9WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IuYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3725%2C1836551.

"Red Reese Coached First Shrine Team," Spokesman-Review, 10/23/1958, p. 18,
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=tTFWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=KOcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5291%2C2539011.

"Twice over Lightly," Spokesman-Review, 2/23/1960, p. 14, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=1AMrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DugDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5377%2C2874897. [column re: Reese's 500th coaching victory]

"Red's Banquet Huge Success," Spokesman-Review, 4/28/1964, p. 10, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xLZWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HOkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3975%2C4436737.

 

Spokane Daily Chronicle

"Reese to Coach North Central," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 7/26/1928, p. 1, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=aM1XAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qPQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1893%2C5077496.

"Hal Jones Succeeds Red Reese as Cheney Football Coach: Latter Will Remain as Athletic Head of School," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 6/26/1941, p. 8, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FuRXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=V_UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7201%2C5611046.

"New Deal in Sports Seen in the Reese Appointment," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 6/11/1942, p. 14, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FOJXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=UvUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5340%2C2305030.

"Bomber Coach Reese Replaced," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 6/23/1945, p. 8, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=amdYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dvUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4141%2C4513656.

"Seattle Quintet to NAIA in 1954", Spokane Daily Chronicle, 3/2/1953, p. 19, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OeZXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=efYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3155%2C407496. [Reese is president of NAIA]

"Four Teams Open Scrap for Kansas City Berth: Eastern is Favorite in NAIA Play-Offs at Cheney," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 3/3/1953, p. 17, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OuZXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=efYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6940%2C975814.

"Hearing is Set in EWC Dispute over Red Reese," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 5/12/1953, p. 1, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=T_lXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dPYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6160%2C925642.

"Request for Report Hearing Approved by Faculty Group," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 5/12/1953, p. 5, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=T_lXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dPYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6160%2C925642.

"From the Bench by Herb Ashlock," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 7/15/1953, p. 21, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=aHYzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hPYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4143%2C3589164.

"Heavy on Sports [column]," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 12/11/1958, p. 38, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WwBYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FfcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3707%2C2734882.

"Famed Ex-Eastern Coach Red Reese is Dead at 75," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 4/19/1974, p. 10, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WpBYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2387%2C1866137.

"Red Reese a Winner," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 4/22/1974, p. 15, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XJBYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2674%2C2267908.

"Reese Court Ceremony Set," Spokane Daily Chronicle, 9/26/1980, p. 19, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=t0FYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QvkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7169%2C7635813.

 

Ellensburg Daily Record

"Red Reese Wins Advancement in Air Force Post," Ellensburg Daily Record, 1/9/1943, p. 6, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wCwKAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XUoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3166%2C283707.

"Red Reese Back as Cheney Boss," Ellensburg Daily Record, 10/24/1945, p. 8, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=k2EKAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EksDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6474%2C2190680.

"Red Reese Looks Over Gridders At Cheney Practice," Ellensburg Daily Record, 9/17/1949, p. 6, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wFAhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T4MFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6863%2C732052.