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Ellensburg Rodeo Parade 1997

The Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas County Fair happen every labor day weekend and is officially kicked off by the rodeo parade. 1997 was the seventy fifth anniversary of the event.

From  Maurice Blackson on November 1st, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

The Passion for Equestrian

The Equestrian club is a relatively new group at CWU. One of the best things about this club is that you do not need a horse, or have any riding experience. Riders are assigned a horse based on their…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on November 10th, 2015 0 likes 0 plays 0  

McManamy Cattle Drive

This video shows riders associated with the annual McManamy cattle drive, which occurs every year in the fall in Kittitas County. The cattle drive has its roots in the 1930s when cowboys would gather…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on December 16th, 2014 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Entering the Promised Land

Bruce Leroy speaks about first contact between Native Americans and white settlers in central Washington state. He describes linguistic and cultural differences between the two groups.

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

Ellensburg Rodeo Queen Coronation

This video shows the Ellensburg Rodeo Queen coronation ceremony, January 2000. It also shows the Royal Court in action at the rodeo parade.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on August 27th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie Video Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie (b. December 15, 1922) describes his Hungarian roots and his parents, Frank/Francisco Lowatchie and Marcella Angyl. He talks about their migration to the United States, circa…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 29th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Fabian (Fab) Kuchin Video Interview, part 1

Fabian (Fab) Kuchin (b. January 20, 1907 in Roslyn, Washington) talks about his life in Roslyn. He explains how his father, Stephen Kuchin, worked in the local coal mines until he had an accident and…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 29th, 2014 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 30

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  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 1

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 3 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 28

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  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 29

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  

Lelah Jordin Audio Interview, part 2

Lelah Jordin talks about her parents, John Lockhart and Lucinda Emily Decker, and her childhood in Pendleton, Oregon, and Oaksdale, Washington. She talks about cooking, home remedies, clothing,…

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

Alfred Hanson Audio Slideshow Interview, part 2

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 25th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 2

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 20th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Michael (Mike) Burchak Audio Interview, part 1

Michael (Mike) Burchak (b. 1912) remembers his mother, Anne Burchak. In particular, he talks about her home remedies and recipes (poltevietza, bobalika, cottage cheese). He recalls his father, Paul…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 2003, part 2

Morris Jenkins (1908-2006) was one of nine children born to Byron and Mary Jenkins in Lucille, Idaho. Following a family tragedy, he was raised in foster care and received his education at Sandpoint,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0