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Roslyn Historic Cemeteries Tour

Frederick Krueger provides a tour of the cemeteries at Roslyn, Washington, in 1987. He is assisted by students in his history class and by Fabian Kuchin.

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Frank Quilico Audio Interview, part 7

In this interview, Frank Quilico talks about his family's Italian roots and their arrival in Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about his father's background in South Dakotan hard rock mining…

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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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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…

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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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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 4

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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Marion Maras Video Interview, 2002, part 4

Marion Maras discusses his Croatian and Slovak ancestry and growing up in Ronald, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 3 Mine and Patrick?s Mine and…

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Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie Video Interview, part 2

Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie (b. December 15, 1922) describes his Hungarian roots and his parents, Frank/Francisco Lowatchie and Marcella Angyl. He talks about their migration to the United States, circa…

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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 2

Kate Glondo (b. 1911 to Francis Mynavich Maritich) talks about her family's Croatian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington. She talks about gardening, wine-making, lodges, burial customs,…

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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 6

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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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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Margaret Meaghers Audio Interview, part 2

Margaret Meaghers (b. 1890 in Swauk, Washington) discusses the history of Kittitas County and the town named after her family, Meagherville. Meaghers also discusses coal mining and the Chinese…

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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…

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Margaret Meaghers Audio Interview, part 1

Margaret Meaghers (b. 1890 in Swauk, Washington) discusses the history of Kittitas County and the town named after her family, Meagherville. Meaghers also discusses coal mining and the Chinese…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 7

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…

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