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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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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 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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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 4

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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Oliver Bell Video Interview, part 4

Oliver Bell discusses his Finnish roots and his family's immigration to Cle Elum, Washington, where his father worked in the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) coal mines. Oliver himself…

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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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Oliver Bell Video Interview, part 2

Oliver Bell discusses his Finnish roots and his family's immigration to Cle Elum, Washington, where his father worked in the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) coal mines. Oliver himself…

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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…

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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 1

Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil talk about working conditions in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They talk about the various tasks in the…

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Albert "Brownie" Thomas Video Interview

Albert "Brownie" Thomas (March 10, 1911-March 1, 2002) began working in the coal mines around Roslyn, Washington, in 1926. He began by helping to lay track at Mine No. 7, then worked at the…

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