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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 2

John Ferro (b. 1919, son of Peter Ferro and Mary Grecco) discusses his family's origins in Switzerland and his father's work in the Roslyn coal mines beginning in the 1920s. He talks about…

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

John Venera Audio Interview, part 1

John Vernera (b. 1916 in Roslyn, Washington) speaks about his father, Battista Venera, and his immigration from Italy to Roslyn, circa 1909. Venera's father entered the dairy business in 1918…

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

Fanny Meritich Audio Interview, part 3

Fanny Meritich immigrated to the United States in 1907. She discusses education, transportation, religion, work, language, and home life in the old country as well as the Great Depression in the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Anita Pardini Audio Interview, part 1

Anita Pardini talks about her family, the Tondas, and their roots in Mattie, Italy. She speaks about her parents, Filamena and Morris Lawrence Tonda, and their arrival in Cle Elum, Washington, circa…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Fanny Meritich Audio Interview, part 2

Fanny Meritich immigrated to the United States in 1907. She discusses education, transportation, religion, work, language, and home life in the old country as well as the Great Depression in the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 6

Josephine Rigek speaks about her time working as an operator for the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company (later the Cle Elum Telephone Company) from 1920 to 1966. She talks about the history of…

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

Robert (Bob) Roseburg Audio Interview, part 2

Robert (Bob) Roseburg (b. 1922) talks about his Swedish heritage, his parents and their immigration to the United States, and life in the Cle Elum, Washington, area. He describes his farm at Peoh…

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

Lund Family Audio Interview, part 2

Three Lund siblings talk about their lives at Fowler Creek and Cle Elum, Washington. Lee Lund (b. April 2, 1912), Verna (Lund) Mattielli (b. August 27, 1910), and Bernice (Lund) Haggerty (b. November…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Mary Ainardi Audio Interview, part 1

Mary Ainardi discusses her Italian roots and her life in Roslyn and Cle Elum, Washington. She speaks about her family ancestry through the Grivetta and Chiado families. She describes her…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 4th, 2014 0 likes 72 plays 0