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2017 CWU Commencement 2 Student Speaker - Ms. Jordyn Tucker

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2016 CWU Commencement student speaker Ms. Autumn Gust

Ms. Autumn Gust, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Physiology and a minor in Athletic Training.

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Students volunteer to clean up

More than 500 CWU students volunteer each year to clean up around Ellensburg. The biggest event for the past 42 years is the annual Yakima River Cleanup, sponsored by the CWU Center for Leadership…

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Kamola Konnection

Meet the Kamola Konnection, 1960 CWU grads, at their 23rd annual reunion at Kamola Hall last September.

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Roslyn Historic Cemeteries Tour

Frederick Krueger provides a tour of the cemeteries at Roslyn, Washington, in 1987. He is assisted by students in his history class and by Fabian Kuchin.

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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 2

John Ferro (b. 1919, son of Peter Ferro and Mary Grecco) discusses his family's origins in Switzerland and his father's work in the Roslyn coal mines beginning in the 1920s. 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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Etta Owens Audio Interview, part 1

Etta Owens describes her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, circa 1889. She talks about relocating with her family to Ronald, Washington, for work at the No. 3 Mine (Patrick's Mine).…

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Ann Marusa Video Interview, part 2

Ann Marusa (b. Oct. 13, 1914, in Margecany, Czechoslovakia) came to America in 1921 and lived in Roslyn, Washington. She talks about her step-father, Frank Foto, and his work as fire boss and unit…

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Marion Maras Video Interview, 2002, part 3

Marion Maras discusses his Croatian and Slovak ancestry and growing up in Ronald, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 3 Mine and Patrick?s Mine and…

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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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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 2

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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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 1

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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Ronald Still Explosion Audio Interview, part 1

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Kathryn Liboky Audio Interview, part 1

Kathryn Liboky talks about her family ancestors (the Pasquens and Segotas) and her parents, Josephine Tomak and Fabian Segota. She talks about life in an immigrant family in Roslyn, Washington, and…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 33

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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