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Roslyn Northwest Black Pioneers

Members of the Roslyn Northwest Black Pioneers talk about why they promote the history of Black pioneers in the Pacific North West in this footage from KOMO in 1998. The women speaking are members 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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Babs Ballard Video Interview

Babs Ballard talks about her life. She grew up in Cle Elum and her family had a cattle ranch. She discusses the impact World War II had on her family and the hardships it brought. She also discusses…

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Ethel Craven Sweet Video Interview

Ether Craven Sweet shares about growing up in Roslyn, Washington during the boom times of coal mining there. She also talks about her life after leaving Roslyn and her career and various jobs. She…

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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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Sandra H. Peck Video Interview

Sandy Peck talks about growing up on Gobblers Knob near South Cle Elum. She discusses her first job as a Theater Usher. Sandy also talks about her father's work as a railroad engineer, and her…

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Louie Osmonovich Video Interview

Louie Osmonovich talks about growing up in Roslyn and his later career as a school teacher. He also discusses his years of backcountry trail riding.

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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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Beverly Prkacin Read Video Interview

Beverly discusses being born in Cumberland, Washington and growing up in the cascades. She mentions her work life including running an airport and learning to fly. She talks about her Croatian…

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Ethel Craven-Sweet talks about Founding the Black Pioneers of Washington

Ethel discusses how she became interested in history and founded the Black Pioneers of Washington.

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Video Interview with Violet Burke

Violet (Vi) Burke talks about growing up in a household with twelve kids and being the middle child. Her family were farmers and she learned to enjoy farm life at an early age. She also discusses…

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Marie Marchand's Covid Reflections and Poems

<p>Marie Marchand talks about her experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic lock-down. She also shares some poems written during that time. Marie is a poet and an Associate Director of the GEAR…

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Theatre Dialogues: GOLDEN 4.23.21

A Dead Name That Learned How to Live Time: 4.23.21 Friday 10:00am-11:00am Voices from Performance series is a colloquium series that highlights the work of diverse artists, scholars, and activists…

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2018 Commencement Keynote Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib

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College Civics Week: Local Government Day Keynote - Lisa Van Der Lugt

Lisa Van Der Lugt is the Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs, was raised in the Yakima Valley and is an advocate for the Latino community in Washington State.

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