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Margaret MacClennan Audio Interview, part 1

Margaret MacClennan was a student at Central Washington College of Education, originally attending 1926-1928. She passed away March 19, 2010.

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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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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 26

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 9

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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Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera Audio Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera discuss their Italian ancestry and how they settled in Cle Elum, Washington. They talk about life at their Bar 42 farm. Other topics covered in the interview include:…

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Theodore (Ted) Rooks Audio Interview, part 9

Theodore (Ted) Rooks (b. 1903 in South Cle Elum, Washington) talks about his childhood and education at Hazelwood School. He talks about working in logging camps and about the impact of the…

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Paul Starkovich Audio Interview, part 1

Paul Starkovich talks about his family's history with logging in the Swauk, Tanum, and Casland areas in Washington state. He explains how his father supplied wood to the Northwestern Improvement…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 11

John Rigek talks about his family, the Rigeks and Klauses, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines at Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about shooting coal, working conditions in…

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Albert Schober Audio Interview, 1981, part 1

Albert Schober (married to Margurite Campbell) speaks in three separate interviews about life in Cle Elum, Washington, in the early twentieth century. He describes local transportation, taverns,…

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