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Anthony (Tony) Minerich Video Interview, part 1

Anthony (Tony) Minerich (b. January 18, 1918, in Roslyn, Washington) spent several years working in local coal mines before he and his brother, Joe, enlisted in the army during World War II. After…

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Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 7

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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Arthur (Art) Pasa Video Interview, part 2

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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John Ferro Video 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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Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Slideshow Interview, part 2

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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