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George Turner Audio Interview, part 2

George Turner (b. May 13, 1927, in Freeburn, Kentucky) describes his early life in Roslyn, Washington, as the son of a miner residing near the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) No. 5 Mine…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 2nd, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

George Turner Audio Interview, part 1

George Turner (b. May 13, 1927, in Freeburn, Kentucky) describes his early life in Roslyn, Washington, as the son of a miner residing near the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) No. 5 Mine…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 2nd, 2014 0 likes 17 plays 0  

John Ferro Audio Interview, part 5

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  

Frank Jovanovich Audio Interview, part 3

Frank Jovanovich (b. July 2, 1924) talks about his parents, Fred Jovanovich and Mary Mataya, and their roots in Merkopal, Yugoslavia. He talks about their immigration to the Roslyn/Cle Elum area in…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 1st, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Anton (Tony) Marusa Video Interview, part 5

Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 31st, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Anton (Tony) Marusa Video Interview, part 3

Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 31st, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Video Interview, part 4

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr. (b. September 7, 1892), talks about his family's Slovenian roots and about his life in Cle Elum, Washington. He describes his family's life in Austria and their…

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

Gilda Kauzlarich Audio Interview, part 3

Gilda Kauzlarich talks about her Italian roots, mentioning the Broccoli, Salvatore, and Lento families, who arrived in Roslyn, Washington, in the 1910s. She talks about life in an immigrant family…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 12

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  

Anne Bruketta Audio Interview, part 1

Anne Bruketta (b. March 24, 1914) discusses her family's immigration from Ukraine/Russia to Roslyn, Washington, via South America and San Francisco. She speaks about working conditions in the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

George and Mary Favero Audio Interview, part 2

George (b. October 9, 1920) and Mary Favero (b. February 1920) talk about their Italian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington, in the early 1900s. They describe ethnic traditions like…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 4

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Julia Wallgren Audio Interview, part 2

Julia Wallgren describes her early life in an immigrant family residing in Ronald, Washington, and issues confronting immigrant families such as poverty and illness. Her father, Joe Koselisky, was…

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

Julia Wallgren Audio Interview, part 1

Julia Wallgren describes her early life in an immigrant family residing in Ronald, Washington, and issues confronting immigrant families such as poverty and illness. Her father, Joe Koselisky, was…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

George Gasparich Audio Interview, part 2

George Gasparich talks about his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington, in 1915. He describes his work in the coal mines beginning in 1939. He touches on duckbill operators, pan lines,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Interview, part 6

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…

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