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David Franklin Video Interview

David Franklin talks about his ties to upper Kittitas county and changes he has seen in the area in his lifetime. He discusses how his in-laws came to the area and how they made a living in South…

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Ethel Craven-Sweet talks about Founding the Black Pioneers of Washington

Ethel discusses how she became interested in history and founded the Black Pioneers of Washington.

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Fred Talerico Video Interview

Fred Talerico discusses growing up in upper Kittitas county and all the activities for youth in the Roslyn. He talks about changes in the area when the mines close.He tells about his time in the U.S.…

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Gary Fudacz Video Interview

Gary Fudacz talks about growing up in Washington and working on farms and later in forestry. He discusses his time in the army and getting his degree at Central before working in the forest service.…

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Claude Montgomery Video Interview

Claude Montgomery talks about growing up in Eastern Washington and how things have changed over the years. He discusses his time in the army after being drafted at 24. He also talks about his career…

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Nellie Rumburg Video Interview

Nellie Rumburg talks about growing up in Ellensburg and later working in the CWU library. She started working in the library in 1990 and had many different positions over the years. Nellie enjoyed…

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Video Interview with Violet Burke

Violet (Vi) Burke talks about growing up in a household with twelve kids and being the middle child. Her family were farmers and she learned to enjoy farm life at an early age. She also discusses…

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Video Interview of Frances Divelbiss Glondo

Shannon O'Malley interviews Frances Divelbiss Glondo. Frances discusses growing up in Roslyn and Cle Elum. She talks about her diverse ethnic background and education. Raising her family while…

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Carlos Pelley's CAT tale

Carlos Pelley talks about memories of Central Washington University and presenting at history conferences.

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Rich Moreno Video Interview

Richard Moreno talks about his education and getting a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University, then early work as a newspaper reporter before moving into public relations…

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Taylor Roice's Covid Reflections

Taylor Roice talks about his experiences as a student at Central Washington University during the COVID pandemic. He discusses the move to online classes and graduating.

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Morris Jenkins Explores Old Indian Trails at 84 Years of Age

July 3rd 1992 First part: Roaring Creek, Lost Lake, old indian camps, beginning the climb up the old Indian trail. There are natural sounds along the way. Morris Jenkins talks about the old…

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Michelle DenBeste's Covid Reflections

Dr. Michelle DenBeste is the Provost/Vice President for Academic & Student Life (ASL) at Central Washington University. Here she shares her experiences starting a new job during the pandemic and…

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Walter "Spike" Arlt Video Interview

Spike Arlt talks about his life and early career as a high school athletics director before coming to Central. He then discusses being tenured faculty and a coach. The expantion of campus from a…

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Covid Reflecion of Job Yang

Job Yang shares some experiences during the COVID lock-down as a senior in High School at Bothell and then a freshman at Central Washington University. Bothell was the first school system to shut…

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Rebecca Lubas’ Covid-19 Reflections

CWU’s Dean of Libraries reflects on providing library services during a pandemic, exploring a very quiet Ellensburg, and keeping in communication with friends far away.

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