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McNeil Canyon Road or Bunker Road

H. Glenn Hogue served as an instructor in the art department at Central Washington College of Education (predecessor to Central Washington University), 1927-1959. Here he recalls his childhood in…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0  

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 1st, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Frank Jovanovich Audio Interview, part 1

Frank Jovanovich (b. July 2, 1924) talks about his parents, Fred Jovanovich and Mary Mataya, and their roots in Merkopal, Yugoslavia. He talks about their immigration to the Roslyn/Cle Elum area in…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 1st, 2014 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Oliver Bell Video Interview, part 2

Oliver Bell discusses his Finnish roots and his family's immigration to Cle Elum, Washington, where his father worked in the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) coal mines. Oliver himself…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 31st, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Joseph (Joe) Ozbolt Video Interview, part 3

Joseph (Joe) Ozbolt (b. circa 1915 to John and Paulina Ozbolt) talks about the fifty years he spent mining coal in Roslyn, Washington. Ozbolt began working in the Northwestern Improvement Company…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 28th, 2014 0 likes 22 plays 0  

John Ferro Video 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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 28th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 5

Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 7

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Frieda Akerman Audio Interview, part 1

Frieda Akerman speaks about women's roles, recreation, and family in Cle Elum, Washington, before and after the Great Depression.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 20th, 2014 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Albert Bendzak Audio Interview, part 1

Albert Bendzak grew up in a Slovak family in Roslyn, Washington. He describes cultural traditions, family life, and working conditions in Roslyn's coal mines, where he worked as a track layer…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Howard Crutcher Audio Interview, part 2

Howard Crutcher talks about his work at the No. 5 Mine in Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about having constructed a coal washer for the mine and comments about health and safety problems on the job.…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Eleanor Hein Audio Interview, part 2

Eleanor Hein talks about her family's immigration to Roslyn, Washington (family name: Blazina). She talks about her grandfather's work as watchman for the No. 9 Mine in Roslyn, and speaks…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Mary Norwood Audio Interview, part 1

Mary (Briski) Norwood talks about her Slovenian and Croatian family roots, describing her Briski and Plese ancestors. She describes how her father immigrated to Ronald, Washington, and began work in…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Valery (Val) Zrebeic Audio Interview, part 2

Valery (Val) Zrebiec (b. December 25, 1913) describes his schooling and life in the Nelson Siding and Cle Elum areas of Washington state. He talks about his Polish heritage, including Polish language…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Theodore (Ted) Rooks Audio Interview, part 6

Theodore (Ted) Rooks (b. 1903 in South Cle Elum, Washington) talks about his childhood and education at Hazelwood School. He talks about working in logging camps and about the impact of the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0