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Albert Stone Video Interview

Albert Stone talks about his life. Albert grew up in Ellensburg and recalls working on farms. After marriage he worked in the coal mines in Roslyn. Later he drove trucks and worked on he west side of…

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Fred Fischer Video Interview

Fred Fischer talk about growing up and Roslyn Washington. He recalls his father, who worked for Northwest Improvement Company (NWI) as a fireman on the railroad.He discusses the mines and his brief…

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Wes Craven Video Interview

Shannon O'Malley interviews Wesley Craven and he discusses growing up in a large family in Roslyn, Washington. He talks about learning to cut hops at a young age when the whole family would take…

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John Cernick Video Interview

John Cernick Junior talks about growing up in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses the activities of his youth and notes changes over time in the culture of the area. He discusses life as a boy in…

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Rudolph A. Kovacevich Video Interview

Rudy Kovacevich talks about growing up in Roslyn Washington. He discusses his family's Croation roots and ties to the old country. He shares memories of his grandmother and talks about her…

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Fred Talerico Video Interview

Fred Talerico discusses growing up in upper Kittitas county and all the activities for youth in the Roslyn. He talks about changes in the area when the mines close.He tells about his time in the U.S.…

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2016 CWU Westside Commencement student speaker Nathan McWalters

Westside Commencement at Kent

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Orchesis: A Dance Portfolio, 1975-1977

This video is a recording of Orchesis Dance at Central Washington University from 1975, 1976, and 1977. Performances include: "A Little Night Glitter Spotlight" (choreographed by Armina…

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Colleen Major Audio Interview, part 2

Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. In this interview, Major…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 4

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…

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 2

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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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 1

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…

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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…

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