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Discovery of the Ginkgo Petrified Forest

George Beck taught geology courses at Washington State Normal School and Central Washington College of Education (predecessors to Central Washington University), 1925-1959. He was the co-discoverer…

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George Town Audio Interview, part 1

George Town (b. 1925) served in the mathematics department at Central Washington University, 1972-1996.

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Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Video Interview, part 1

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr. (b. September 7, 1892), talks about his family's Slovenian roots and about his life in Cle Elum, Washington. He describes his family's life in Austria and their…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 5

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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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 22

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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Kathryn Liboky Audio Interview, part 2

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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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 12

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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Mary Favero Audio Interview

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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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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George and Mary Favero Audio Interview, part 4

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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George Gasparich Audio Interview, part 1

George Gasparich talks about his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington, in 1915. He describes his work in the coal mines beginning in 1939. He touches on duckbill operators, pan lines,…

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