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CWU tuner keeps pianos on pitch

CWU piano technician Harry Whitaker has been tuning pianos at CWU since 1982. A mainstay in the Central Washington University music department, Whitaker is the full time professional piano…

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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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Frieda Akerman Audio Interview, part 2

Frieda Akerman speaks about women's roles, recreation, and family in Cle Elum, Washington, before and after the Great Depression.

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Anna Baker Audio Interview, part 1

Anna (Anderson) Baker (b. 1904) describes her childhood, touching on Fowler Creek School, spinning, soap making, canning, medicinal remedies, and blacksmithing. She describes life with her husband,…

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Mary Starkovich Audio Interview, part 2

Mary Starkovich (b. circa 1908) talks about her employment with the Cle Elum Telephone Company, where she worked beginning in 1942. She talks about moving to Cle Elum, Washington, from New Mexico.…

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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 7

Josephine Rigek speaks about her time working as an operator for the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company (later the Cle Elum Telephone Company) from 1920 to 1966. She talks about the history of…

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Camilla Saivetto Audio Interview, 1976, part 3

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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Lambert Family Audio Interview, part 6

Nell and Thomas (Tom) Lambert, III (mother and son), talk about their family roots in Iowa and Oklahoma. They explain how Nell married Thomas (Tom) Lambert, II, in October 1928. They discuss how…

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