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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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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 4

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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Michael (Mike) Burchak Audio Interview, part 6

Michael (Mike) Burchak (b. 1912) remembers his mother, Anne Burchak. In particular, he talks about her home remedies and recipes (poltevietza, bobalika, cottage cheese). He recalls his father, Paul…

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Enid Roseburg Audio Interview, part 2

Enid Roseburg talks about her Scottish heritage and her parents' transition from Canada to the United States. She speaks about her childhood, about Scottish traditions and holidays, and about…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 14

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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Robert (Bob) Roseburg Audio Interview, part 3

Robert (Bob) Roseburg (b. 1922) talks about his Swedish heritage, his parents and their immigration to the United States, and life in the Cle Elum, Washington, area. He describes his farm at Peoh…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 10

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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Angela Mrak Audio Interview, part 1

Angela Mrak (b. 1899 in Austria) immigrated to the United States in 1923 and moved to Ronald, Washington, in 1928. She discusses growing up in Austria, her move to the United States, finally settling…

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Robert (Bob) Roseburg Audio Interview, part 2

Robert (Bob) Roseburg (b. 1922) talks about his Swedish heritage, his parents and their immigration to the United States, and life in the Cle Elum, Washington, area. He describes his farm at Peoh…

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Albert Schober Audio Interview, 1981, part 2

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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