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Chester (Chet) Taylor Audio Interview, part 7

Chester (Chet) Taylor (b. 1914 at Bristol Flats, Washington) talks about his family's work in cattle driving, homesteading, and logging. He talks about his grandfather, John Taylor, who married…

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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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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 14

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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Chester (Chet) Taylor Audio Interview, part 3

Chester (Chet) Taylor (b. 1914 at Bristol Flats, Washington) talks about his family's work in cattle driving, homesteading, and logging. He talks about his grandfather, John Taylor, who married…

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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 6

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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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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Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 4

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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Lelah Jordin Audio Interview, part 1

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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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 18

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 11

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 12

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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Slava Gregorich Audio Interview, part 5

Slava Gregorich discusses his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington. He talks about businesses in Ronald, as well as working conditions in the coal mines. He touches on the cost of coal,…

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Marko Briski Audio Interview, part 5

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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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1981, part 1

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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Dina Bonetto Audio Interview, part 1

Dina Bonetto describes the lives of Italian immigrants in Roslyn, Washington, in the early twentieth century. She describes recreation, gardening, wine-making, medical care, logging, taverns, and the…

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Doris Jones Audio Interview, part 1

Doris Jones (b. 1912) talks about her family history, including parents John Parkson Abbott and Vesta Barlow and their experiences with the Civil War, pony express, and Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.…

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