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Clara Ferra Video Interview, part 2

Clara Ferra talks about her immigrant roots, noting that her ancestors--the Hunters--arrived in Roslyn, Washington, by 1919. She describes her father's work in the No. 5 Mine and her…

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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 14

Stella Walsh discusses her family?s background in homesteading and running the Walsh sawmill in the Teanaway River Valley, Washington, until 1908, when they moved the mill to Lake Cle Elum. Walsh…

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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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Sally Gillette Audio Interview

In her interview, Sally Gillette (b. 1908) describes strip mining around Cle Elum, Washington. She explains how the Russell-Gillette Company began strip mining coal on the north ridge of Cle Elum.…

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Adelaide Stoves Audio Interview, part 4

Adelaide Stoves (b. June 14, 1886) talks about her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, and her father's work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines and in his own local…

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