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The Ellensburg Story, part 2

This film was produced in 1952 by a naval veteran working on behalf of Mid-State Theaters. The film shows life in the towns where the theaters resided, with the "Ellensburg Story" featuring…

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Charles McCann Audio Interview, part 2

Charles McCann taught in the English department at Central Washington State College (later Central Washington University), 1962-1968.

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Frank Talerico Audio Interview, part 2

Frank Talerico served as coroner in Easton, Washington, in the early to mid-twentieth century. He discusses the history of Easton, including its founding, changes in local transportation, and the…

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 4

Ansel Taylor describes his career in logging at the beginning of the twentieth century. He speaks about river drives and Indian-white relations in the Swauk region of Washington state. He talks about…

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Joseph (Joe) Andler Video Interview, part 3

Joseph (Joe) Andler (circa 1914-2002) worked in Patrick's Mine in Ronald, Washington, beginning in 1937. He worked at various jobs in local mines, shoveling coal, performing tasks at the tipple,…

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Marion Maras Video Interview, 2002, part 1

Marion Maras discusses his Croatian and Slovak ancestry and growing up in Ronald, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 3 Mine and Patrick?s Mine and…

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Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Interview, part 1

Arthur (Art) Darby talks about his family members (James Darby, Ellis Blanchard, Emma Civil) and their move to Roslyn, Washington. He talks about family work in the Roslyn coal mines (particularly…

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Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 2

Gus Jaderlund talks about immigrating from Mexico to Roslyn, Washington, circa 1902. He explains how he began working in the mines at 17 years of age, circa 1916. He describes a typical work day in…

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Michael (Mike) Burchak Audio Interview, part 6

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…

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William (Bill) Lumsden Audio Interview, part 1

William (Bill) Lumsden talks about his family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, in 1886-1887. He talks about his father's work as a teamster, his involvement in building Roslyn's…

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