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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 1

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 1

Harry Forbes (b. 1885) describes his childhood, including time spent in Easton, Cle Elum, and Ellensburg, Washington, in the 1890s. He talks about homesteading in Ellensburg and irrigation along…

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Ethel Craven Audio Interview, part 1

Ethel Florence Craven (1906-1993) was born into one of the African American families who were recruited to break a coal mining strike in Roslyn, Washington, in 1888. Craven married a coal miner,…

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