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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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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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McNeil Canyon Road or Bunker Road

H. Glenn Hogue served as an instructor in the art department at Central Washington College of Education (predecessor to Central Washington University), 1927-1959. Here he recalls his childhood in…

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Mary Starkovich Audio Interview, part 1

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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William (Bill) Lumsden Audio Interview, part 7

William (Bill) Lumsden talks about his family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, in 1886-1887. He talks about his father's work as a teamster, his involvement in building Roslyn's…

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Ethel Saxby Audio Interview, part 1

Ethel Saxby?s parents arrived in Ellensburg, Washington, in 1913. She speaks about her father (b. 1858 in Missouri) and how the Civil War affected his family. Saxby talks about her teaching career…

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John (Jack) and Ester Simpson Audio Interview, part 2

John (Jack) and Ester Simpson talk about the Archibald and Simpson family histories in Bow Hill, Scotland, where some mined. Jack and Ester explain how the Archibalds and Simpsons immigrated to Cle…

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