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Roslyn Cemeteries

Maria Adams discusses the Roslyn Cemeteries and the diverse ethnicities that settled in the north western part of Kittitas County, Washington. She also discusses the collaboration with Central…

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Albert Stone Video Interview

Albert Stone talks about his life. Albert grew up in Ellensburg and recalls working on farms. After marriage he worked in the coal mines in Roslyn. Later he drove trucks and worked on he west side of…

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George Burchak Video Interview

George Burchak discusses his experiences as a mink farmer. George talks about growing up in the Cle Elum area and jobs he had before he started mink farming. He details how they raised the mink ,…

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Fred Fischer Video Interview

Fred Fischer talk about growing up and Roslyn Washington. He recalls his father, who worked for Northwest Improvement Company (NWI) as a fireman on the railroad.He discusses the mines and his brief…

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Paula and Ralph Griffin Video Interview

Paula and Ralph Griffin talk about the history of The Roslyn Riders. They have been providing wholesome equine recreation since 1956.

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Braven Bendzack and Arlene Watts Video Interview

Emily Dalvit interviews brother and sister, Braven Bendzak and Arlene Watts. They talk about their family and lives growing up in Ronald, Washington. They talk bout the closeness of the Croation…

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Wes Craven Video Interview

Shannon O'Malley interviews Wesley Craven and he discusses growing up in a large family in Roslyn, Washington. He talks about learning to cut hops at a young age when the whole family would take…

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Mark Randleman Video Interview

Mark Randleman discusses growing up in Snoqualmie, earning athlets scholarships for college and later moving to Cle Elum to teach and coach. He talks about his family growing up. He later discusses…

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Babs Ballard Video Interview

Babs Ballard talks about her life. She grew up in Cle Elum and her family had a cattle ranch. She discusses the impact World War II had on her family and the hardships it brought. She also discusses…

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Frederick Krueger Video Interview

Frederick Krueger discusses his teaching career and his work with the Roslyn Cemeteries. He also talks about his early life in Minnesota before moving to Cle Elum. He also discusses his unique…

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Maria Adams Video Interview

Elise Bingay interviews Maria Adams about the Roslyn, Ronald, Cle Elum Heritage Club. Maria talks about her work with the heritage club and its history. The heritage club has been instrumental in…

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Steve and Nancy Jones Video Interview

James Fossett interviews Steve and Nancy Jones. Steve talks about growing up in Lester Washington when it was a railroad and logging town. He shares what his first jobs were after they relocated to…

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Ethel Craven Sweet Video Interview

Ether Craven Sweet shares about growing up in Roslyn, Washington during the boom times of coal mining there. She also talks about her life after leaving Roslyn and her career and various jobs. She…

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Nick and Jennie Henderson Video Interview

Nick Henderson and his mother Jennie Henderson talk about life in Roslyn , Washington. Jennie grew up in a family with 13 siblings. She discusses her schooling and work life as well as raising her…

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Rope Rider #9 Mine

Rope riders worked in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They did the most dangerous work in the mines, balancing precariously on the hitches between coal cars as they wound…

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John Cernick Video Interview

John Cernick Junior talks about growing up in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses the activities of his youth and notes changes over time in the culture of the area. He discusses life as a boy in…

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