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Rebecca Lubas’ Covid-19 Reflections

CWU’s Dean of Libraries reflects on providing library services during a pandemic, exploring a very quiet Ellensburg, and keeping in communication with friends far away.

From  Maurice Blackson on August 25th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Virtual Ellensbrug Archives Crawl

Visit the archives and history museums of Ellensburg at a virtual tour and panel! The panel will consist of archivists and museum curators and directors as they share about their repositories and…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on October 13th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Smash the Scale

It may be radical, but CWU students took sledge hammers to their scale as a way to say: ԍy weight does not define me.ԠCWU Wellness Center hosted Smash the Scale, a national campaign, to raise eating…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 19th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Gail Jones Video Interview, part 1

Gail Jones discusses her personal history at Central Washington University (CWU) from 1977 to 1995. She speaks about her time as Director of Alumni Affairs and her role as chair of the CWU Centennial…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on November 21st, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

The Kittitas

This promotional film tells the story of the founding and growth of Ellensburg, Washington, in the 19th and 20th centuries.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on November 20th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Gail Jones Audio Interview, part 1

Gail Jones speaks about her time as Director of Alumni Affairs at Central Washington University. In 1991 she chaired the CWU Centennial Planning Committee, as she describes.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on July 1st, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Tsungani Totem Pole Dedication

In 1999, Tsungani (Fearon Smith, Jr.) carved a traditional Native American totem pole for Brooks Library in Ellensburg, Washington. At the time, Tsungani served as chief of the Wiummasgum Clan of…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on June 11th, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 2

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera Audio Interview, part 3

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:…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Adolph Elsner Audio Interview, part 6

Adolph Elsner (b. 1896) describes how his father immigrated from Germany to Roslyn, Washington, in 1886. He describes his father's work at the Roslyn coal mines and involvement in the Washington…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Adolph Elsner Audio Interview, part 7

Adolph Elsner (b. 1896) describes how his father immigrated from Germany to Roslyn, Washington, in 1886. He describes his father's work at the Roslyn coal mines and involvement in the Washington…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Louie Meaghers Audio Interview, part 5

Louie Meaghers (b. 1893 in Ellensburg, Washington) discusses his father?s history and move in 1872 from Seattle to Ellensburg, where he acquired a meat market. Louie discusses growing up and working…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0