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Prater Hogue Video Interview, part 1

Prater Hogue describes his life as a student at Central Washington College of Education (later Central Washington University) during the 1930s.

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Alexander Hamilton (Ham) Howard Audio Interview, part 2

Alexander Hamilton (Ham) Howard speaks about his time as a student at Central Washington College of Education, 1937-1941.

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 11

Ansel Taylor describes his career in logging at the beginning of the twentieth century. He speaks about river drives and Indian-white relations in the Swauk region of Washington state. He talks about…

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Marko Briski Audio Interview, part 4

Marko Briski (b. 1893) describes his family's immigration from Yugoslavia to Ronald, Washington, in 1915. He describes cultural customs, religion, school, farming, logging, musical traditions,…

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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 5

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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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1981, part 2

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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Pauline Pasquan Audio Interview, part 3

Pauline Pasquan talks about her Yugoslavian roots and her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington. She speaks about her husband, Frank Pasquan, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement…

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Major Panerio Audio Interview, part 2

Major Panerio (1906-1983) worked as a coal miner and bookkeeper for the Northwestern Improvement Company in Roslyn, Washington. Throughout his life, he remained active in music, leading dance band…

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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 7

Josephine Rigek speaks about her time working as an operator for the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company (later the Cle Elum Telephone Company) from 1920 to 1966. She talks about the history of…

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