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College Civics Week: Local Government Day Keynote - Dow Constantine

King County Executive Dow Constantine advocates for local government initiatives in the Seattle area. Dow accepted the prestigious Innovations in American Government award from Harvard's Kennedy…

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 3

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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Save the Roslyn Mines, Promotional Film

This video, transferred from 1958 film footage, makes a case for perpetuating coal mining around Roslyn, Washington.

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Doris Jones Audio Interview, part 2

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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Lylia and Marguerite Fay Audio Interview, part 6

Lylia and Marguerite Fay talk about Easton, Washington, including the Easton Tollgate; the McGuiness Homestead; and the development of travel, business, logging, and communications in Easton. They…

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Lylia and Marguerite Fay Audio Interview, part 5

Lylia and Marguerite Fay talk about Easton, Washington, including the Easton Tollgate; the McGuiness Homestead; and the development of travel, business, logging, and communications in Easton. They…

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Mary Fassero Audio Interview, part 7

Mary Fassero speaks about her family's Italian roots and involvement in lodges, mushrooming, holidays, seamstress work, hunting, and bocce ball. She describes her father's work as fire boss…

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Lambert Family Audio Interview, part 5

Nell and Thomas (Tom) Lambert, III (mother and son), talk about their family roots in Iowa and Oklahoma. They explain how Nell married Thomas (Tom) Lambert, II, in October 1928. They discuss how…

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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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