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Rope Rider #9 Mine

Rope riders worked in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They did the most dangerous work in the mines, balancing precariously on the hitches between coal cars as they wound…

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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. In…

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John Cernick Video Interview

John Cernick Junior talks about growing up in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses the activities of his youth and notes changes over time in the culture of the area. He discusses life as a boy in…

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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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Beverly Prkacin Read Video Interview

Beverly discusses being born in Cumberland, Washington and growing up in the cascades. She mentions her work life including running an airport and learning to fly. She talks about her Croatian…

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Sam Krahenbuhl Video Interview

Sam Krahenbuhl talks about growing up in Roslyn. He discusses the variety of things kids did in the 1950's. He mentions the decline of the mines and changes in town. He mentions night life in…

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Fred Talerico Video Interview

Fred Talerico discusses growing up in upper Kittitas county and all the activities for youth in the Roslyn. He talks about changes in the area when the mines close.He tells about his time in the U.S.…

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Paul Bechtel Video Interview, part 1

Paul Bechtel acted as Director of the Physical Plant at Central Washington University, 1957-1988.

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CWU Commencement, 2013, part 3

This video shows the Commencement ceremony at Central Washington University for 2013.

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Paul Bechtel Audio Interview, part 1

Paul Bechtel acted as Director of the Physical Plant at Central Washington University, 1957-1988.

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Frank Quilico Audio Interview, part 1

In this interview, Frank Quilico talks about his family's Italian roots and their arrival in Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about his father's background in South Dakotan hard rock mining…

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Colleen Major Audio Interview, part 2

Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. In this interview, Major…

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Frank Talerico Audio Interview, part 2

Frank Talerico served as coroner in Easton, Washington, in the early to mid-twentieth century. He discusses the history of Easton, including its founding, changes in local transportation, and the…

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Colleen Major Audio Interview, part 1

Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. In this interview, Major…

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Frank Quilico Audio Interview, part 4

In this interview, Frank Quilico talks about his family's Italian roots and their arrival in Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about his father's background in South Dakotan hard rock mining…

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George Turner Audio Interview, part 1

George Turner (b. May 13, 1927, in Freeburn, Kentucky) describes his early life in Roslyn, Washington, as the son of a miner residing near the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) No. 5 Mine…

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