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Gail Jones Audio Interview, part 1

Gail Jones speaks about her time as Director of Alumni Affairs at Central Washington University. In 1991 she chaired the CWU Centennial Planning Committee, as she describes.

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Dale Horton Audio Interview, part 1

Dale Horton worked on irrigation projects for 46 years in the Yakima and Kittitas Valleys, Washington state. He talks about the construction of Lake Keechelus Dam, 1913-1916. He discusses his…

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Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 3

Gus Jaderlund talks about immigrating from Mexico to Roslyn, Washington, circa 1902. He explains how he began working in the mines at 17 years of age, circa 1916. He describes a typical work day in…

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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 11

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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Richard (Rich) and Francis Owens Audio Interview, part 1

Richard (Rich) and Francis Owens speak about the challenges of owning and running a business in Roslyn, Washington, in the 1920s-1930s. Francis Owens talks about her family, the Cusworths, and their…

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Anthony (Tony) Mattielli Audio Interview, part 1

Anthony (Tony) Mattielli discusses growing up in Cle Elum, Washington, including a presidential visit to Cle Elum, nationalities and discrimination, the impact of mining on the local economy, the…

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Camilla Saivetto Audio Interview, 1976, part 5

In two interviews, Camilla Saivetto talks about immigrating from Italy and ultimately settling in Roslyn, Washington. She talks about schools, Italian lodges, wine making, gardening, and beer brewing…

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