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Ethel Craven Sweet Video Interview

Ether Craven Sweet shares about growing up in Roslyn, Washington during the boom times of coal mining there. She also talks about her life after leaving Roslyn and her career and various jobs. She…

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Cultural Conversation Winter 2023: Storyteller Monique Simmons

A diverse community is a respectful community, rich in ideas and shared experiences. Cultural Conversations is a program co-sponsored by Brooks Library, the Ellensburg Public Library, and…

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Don Hill Video Interview

Don Hill was born in Yakima and moved to Easton before he turned one. Don graduated from Cle Elum High School in 1955. He entered the logging industry at the age 10 in his father’s company.…

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Rudolph A. Kovacevich Video Interview

Rudy Kovacevich talks about growing up in Roslyn Washington. He discusses his family's Croation roots and ties to the old country. He shares memories of his grandmother and talks about her…

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Olive Stoneberg Video Interview

Olive Stoneberg (b. 1903) talks about her family history, particularly focusing on the Bannisters and their arrival in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 1700s. She talks about roles filled by her father,…

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Royaa

Yaas, Persian Love Songs, features songs written and performed by Dr. Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani, an educator, author, poet, singer, and cultural diversity trainer who resides in Seattle, Washington.…

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Etta Owens Audio Interview, part 1

Etta Owens describes her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, circa 1889. She talks about relocating with her family to Ronald, Washington, for work at the No. 3 Mine (Patrick's Mine).…

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Etta Owens Audio Interview, part 2

Etta Owens describes her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, circa 1889. She talks about relocating with her family to Ronald, Washington, for work at the No. 3 Mine (Patrick's Mine).…

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Ann Marusa Video Interview, part 1

Ann Marusa (b. Oct. 13, 1914, in Margecany, Czechoslovakia) came to America in 1921 and lived in Roslyn, Washington. She talks about her step-father, Frank Foto, and his work as fire boss and unit…

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Eva Bell Video Interview

Eva Bell (b. August 22, 1921) talks about her family's background in Roslyn, Washington. She explains how her father took ownership of Marko's Tavern in Roslyn. She shows a stringed…

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Anton (Tony) Marusa Video Interview, part 3

Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as…

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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 3

Kate Glondo (b. 1911 to Francis Mynavich Maritich) talks about her family's Croatian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington. She talks about gardening, wine-making, lodges, burial customs,…

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Ann Marusa Video Interview, part 3

Ann Marusa (b. Oct. 13, 1914, in Margecany, Czechoslovakia) came to America in 1921 and lived in Roslyn, Washington. She talks about her step-father, Frank Foto, and his work as fire boss and unit…

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Lelah Jordin Audio Interview, part 3

Lelah Jordin talks about her parents, John Lockhart and Lucinda Emily Decker, and her childhood in Pendleton, Oregon, and Oaksdale, Washington. She talks about cooking, home remedies, clothing,…

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Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 2

Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening,…

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Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 1

Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening,…

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