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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 3

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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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 8

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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Arthur (Art) Pasa Video Interview, part 1

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…

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Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Interview, part 4

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…

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Nina Kanyer Audio Interview, part 6

Nina Kanyer talks about immigrating with her family from Italy to Roslyn, Washington. She talks about cultural traditions, holidays, lodges, recreation, and coal mining in Roslyn

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Olga Gregorich Audio Interview, part 3

Olga Gregorich (b. June 1905) talks about immigrating from Austria to Ronald, Washington. She talks about home remedies, gardening, holidays, recipes, music, mushrooming, religious traditions, the…

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Thomas (Tom) Starkovich Audio Interview, part 2

Thomas (Tom) Starkovich speaks about his work at the Northwestern Improvement (NWI) Company coal mines in Roslyn, Washington. He describes working conditions, mining technologies, coal storage, and…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 3

John Rigek talks about his family, the Rigeks and Klauses, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines at Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about shooting coal, working conditions in…

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Camilla Saivetto Audio Interview, 1976, part 5

In two interviews, Camilla Saivetto talks about immigrating from Italy and ultimately settling in Roslyn, Washington. She talks about schools, Italian lodges, wine making, gardening, and beer brewing…

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Pauline Pasquan Audio Interview, part 2

Pauline Pasquan talks about her Yugoslavian roots and her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington. She speaks about her husband, Frank Pasquan, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement…

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Edward (Ed) McKean Audio Interview, part 1

Edward (Ed) McKean discusses his family's history in upper Kittitas County, Washington. He talks about coal mining in the Roslyn/Cle Elum area, logging, hard rock mining, trapping and fur…

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