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Colleen Major Audio Interview, part 1

Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. In this interview, Major…

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Colleen Major Audio Interview, part 2

Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. In this interview, Major…

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Anton (Tony) Marusa Video Interview, part 5

Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father?s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as…

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Save the Roslyn Mines, Promotional Film

This video, transferred from 1958 film footage, makes a case for perpetuating coal mining around Roslyn, Washington.

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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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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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Doris Maras Video Interview, part 1

Doris Maras discusses the immigration of her maternal grandparents, John and Anna Lindberg, and paternal grandparents, Andrew and Brita Jaderlund, from Sweden to Ronald and Roslyn, Washington.…

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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 3

Stella Walsh discusses her family?s background in homesteading and running the Walsh sawmill in the Teanaway River Valley, Washington, until 1908, when they moved the mill to Lake Cle Elum. Walsh…

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Slava Gregorich Audio Interview, part 3

Slava Gregorich discusses his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington. He talks about businesses in Ronald, as well as working conditions in the coal mines. He touches on the cost of coal,…

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Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Interview, part 6

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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George and Mary Favero Audio Interview, part 1

George (b. October 9, 1920) and Mary Favero (b. February 1920) talk about their Italian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington, in the early 1900s. They describe ethnic traditions like…

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Mary Norwood Audio Interview, part 1

Mary (Briski) Norwood talks about her Slovenian and Croatian family roots, describing her Briski and Plese ancestors. She describes how her father immigrated to Ronald, Washington, and began work in…

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James (Jim) McKean Audio Interview

James (Jim) McKean talks about his family's history in Roslyn, Washington. He talks about his father, James Andrew McKean (b. 1911 in Roslyn), and mother, Jean Watzel (b. 1916 at Lake Cle Elum),…

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James (Jim) Larrigan Audio Interview, part 2

James (Jim) Larrigan talks about his parents, James (Jim) Larrigan, Sr., and Janette Hogan. He talks about his Canadian, Scottish, and Irish roots, and describes his childhood in the Ronald,…

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Mitch Starkovich Audio Interview, part 3

Mitch Starkovich discusses his Croatian roots, mentioning his father (Frank Starkovich) and mother (Palona) and their marriage in 1911. He describes how his parents immigrated to Cle Elum,…

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