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Dale Horton Audio Interview, part 1

Dale Horton worked on irrigation projects for 46 years in the Yakima and Kittitas Valleys, Washington state. He talks about the construction of Lake Keechelus Dam, 1913-1916. He discusses his…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 1st, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Chester (Chet) Taylor Audio Interview, part 7

Chester (Chet) Taylor (b. 1914 at Bristol Flats, Washington) talks about his family's work in cattle driving, homesteading, and logging. He talks about his grandfather, John Taylor, who married…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on April 1st, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Video Interview, part 3

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr. (b. September 7, 1892), talks about his family's Slovenian roots and about his life in Cle Elum, Washington. He describes his family's life in Austria and their…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on March 28th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 24

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 26

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  

Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 10

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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

Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 9

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera Audio Interview, part 3

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera discuss their Italian ancestry and how they settled in Cle Elum, Washington. They talk about life at their Bar 42 farm. Other topics covered in the interview include:…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Conrad Bianchetto Audio Interview, part 1

Conrad Bianchetto discusses the lifestyle and traditions of Italian immigrants in Roslyn and Cle Elum, Washington, in the early twentieth century. He describes wine-making, Italian lodges, and more.

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

George Gasparich Audio Interview, part 1

George Gasparich talks about his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington, in 1915. He describes his work in the coal mines beginning in 1939. He touches on duckbill operators, pan lines,…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera Audio Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) and Clara Venera discuss their Italian ancestry and how they settled in Cle Elum, Washington. They talk about life at their Bar 42 farm. Other topics covered in the interview include:…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Olga Gregorich Audio Interview, part 3

Olga Gregorich (b. June 1905) talks about immigrating from Austria to Ronald, Washington. She talks about home remedies, gardening, holidays, recipes, music, mushrooming, religious traditions, the…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 19th, 2014 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Mary Chiado Audio Interview, part 2

Mary Chiado speaks about her family's Italian roots and Italian traditions in Cle Elum, Washington, including lodges, sports (bocce ball), wine-making, cheese-making, mushrooming, home remedies,…

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

Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 11

Harry Forbes (b. 1885) describes his childhood, including time spent in Easton, Cle Elum, and Ellensburg, Washington, in the 1890s. He talks about homesteading in Ellensburg and irrigation along…

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

Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 6

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 1 plays 0  

Edward (Ed) McKean Audio Interview, part 2

Edward (Ed) McKean discusses his family's history in upper Kittitas County, Washington. He talks about coal mining in the Roslyn/Cle Elum area, logging, hard rock mining, trapping and fur…

From  Jon (LDAP) Belford on February 18th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0