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Paul Bechtel Video Interview, part 1

Paul Bechtel acted as Director of the Physical Plant at Central Washington University, 1957-1988.

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Milo Smith Audio Interview, part 1

Milo Smith served as a faculty member in the theatre arts department at Central Washington University, 1956-1990.

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Paul Bechtel Audio Interview, part 1

Paul Bechtel acted as Director of the Physical Plant at Central Washington University, 1957-1988.

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George Turner Audio Interview, part 2

George Turner (b. May 13, 1927, in Freeburn, Kentucky) describes his early life in Roslyn, Washington, as the son of a miner residing near the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) No. 5 Mine…

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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 5

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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Anton (Tony) Marusa Video Interview, part 3

Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as…

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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 2

Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil talk about working conditions in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They talk about the various tasks in the…

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Ann Marusa Video Interview, part 3

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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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 5

Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil talk about working conditions in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They talk about the various tasks in the…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 27

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 6

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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Edward (Ed) Wakkuri Audio Interview, part 1

Edward (Ed) Wakkuri discusses his early life as a member of a Finnish-American family, touching on holidays, food, recipes, sauna culture, clothing, songs, language, schooling, and lodges. Wakkuri…

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Edward (Ed) Wakkuri Audio Interview, part 2

Edward (Ed) Wakkuri discusses his early life as a member of a Finnish-American family, touching on holidays, food, recipes, sauna culture, clothing, songs, language, schooling, and lodges. Wakkuri…

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Mary Brozovich Audio Interview, part 2

Mary Brozovich discusses her Austrian family origins as well as family involvement in Mine No. 3 in Roslyn, Washington, and in Marko's Tavern. She explains how taverns influenced Roslyn's…

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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 3

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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George and Mary Favero Audio Interview, part 3

George (b. October 9, 1920) and Mary Favero (b. February 1920) talk about their Italian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington, in the early 1900s. They describe ethnic traditions like…

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