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ASCWU Public Meeting 10.19.21

Connect with your student leaders to discuss local issues, programs, upcoming events and more.

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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.

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Harris Hussain

Harris Hussain, CWU Transfer student.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Kittitas

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

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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.

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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