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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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:…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Louie Meaghers Audio Interview, part 6

Louie Meaghers (b. 1893 in Ellensburg, Washington) discusses his father?s history and move in 1872 from Seattle to Ellensburg, where he acquired a meat market. Louie discusses growing up and working…

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Pauline Pasquan Audio Interview, part 1

Pauline Pasquan talks about her Yugoslavian roots and her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington. She speaks about her husband, Frank Pasquan, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 11

John Rigek talks about his family, the Rigeks and Klauses, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines at Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about shooting coal, working conditions in…

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