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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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 31st, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Video Interview, part 2

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 29th, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Joseph (Joe) Andler Video Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) Andler (circa 1914-2002) worked in Patrick's Mine in Ronald, Washington, beginning in 1937. He worked at various jobs in local mines, shoveling coal, performing tasks at the tipple,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 29th, 2014 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Doris Maras Video Interview, part 2

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.…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 28th, 2014 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 17

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 19

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 15

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Edward (Ed) Wakkuri Audio Interview, part 2

Edward (Ed) Wakkuri discusses his early life as a member of a Finnish-American family, touching on holidays, food, recipes, sauna culture, clothing, songs, language, schooling, and lodges. Wakkuri…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 2

Gus Jaderlund talks about immigrating from Mexico to Roslyn, Washington, circa 1902. He explains how he began working in the mines at 17 years of age, circa 1916. He describes a typical work day in…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

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…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Theodore (Ted) Rooks Audio Interview, part 2

Theodore (Ted) Rooks (b. 1903 in South Cle Elum, Washington) talks about his childhood and education at Hazelwood School. He talks about working in logging camps and about the impact of the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

James (Jim) Larrigan Audio Interview, part 1

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,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0