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The Kittitas

This promotional film tells the story of the founding and growth of Ellensburg, Washington, in the 19th and 20th centuries.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on November 20th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Discovery of the Ginkgo Petrified Forest

George Beck taught geology courses at Washington State Normal School and Central Washington College of Education (predecessors to Central Washington University), 1925-1959. He was the co-discoverer…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Clifford Wolfsehr Audio Interview, part 1

Clifford Wolfsehr served as a librarian and Director of Library Services at Central Washington University from 1953 to 1968.

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on July 17th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

David Spraw Audio Interview, part 2

David Spraw talks about Easton, Washington--and particularly about the local railroad and logging at Cabin Creek. He talks about mail delivery in Easton and how the railroads changed the town. He…

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

Arthur (Art) Pasa Video Interview, part 2

Arthur (Art) Pasa (b. circa 1910) began working in the coal mines at Roslyn, Washington, at 17 years of age. He worked in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 Mine, shoveling, shooting, and…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 28th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 27

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  

Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 2

Harry Forbes (b. 1885) describes his childhood, including time spent in Easton, Cle Elum, and Ellensburg, Washington, in the 1890s. He talks about homesteading in Ellensburg and irrigation along…

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

Mary Fassero Audio Interview, part 12

Mary Fassero speaks about her family's Italian roots and involvement in lodges, mushrooming, holidays, seamstress work, hunting, and bocce ball. She describes her father's work as fire boss…

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

James (Jim) Larrigan Audio Interview, part 1

James (Jim) Larrigan talks about his parents, James (Jim) Larrigan, Sr., and Janette Hogan. He talks about his Canadian, Scottish, and Irish roots, and describes his childhood in the Ronald,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0