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Frank Talerico Audio Interview, part 3

Frank Talerico served as coroner in Easton, Washington, in the early to mid-twentieth century. He discusses the history of Easton, including its founding, changes in local transportation, and the…

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Chester (Chet) Taylor Audio Interview, part 3

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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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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Marko Briski Audio Interview, part 3

Marko Briski (b. 1893) describes his family's immigration from Yugoslavia to Ronald, Washington, in 1915. He describes cultural customs, religion, school, farming, logging, musical traditions,…

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Eleanor Hein Audio Interview, part 1

Eleanor Hein talks about her family's immigration to Roslyn, Washington (family name: Blazina). She talks about her grandfather's work as watchman for the No. 9 Mine in Roslyn, and speaks…

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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 1

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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Lylia and Marguerite Fay Audio Interview, part 6

Lylia and Marguerite Fay talk about Easton, Washington, including the Easton Tollgate; the McGuiness Homestead; and the development of travel, business, logging, and communications in Easton. They…

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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,…

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Mary Fassero Audio Interview, part 7

Mary Fassero speaks about her family's Italian roots and involvement in lodges, mushrooming, holidays, seamstress work, hunting, and bocce ball. She describes her father's work as fire boss…

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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1981, part 2

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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Edward (Ed) McKean Audio Interview, part 4

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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Pauline Pasquan Audio Interview, part 3

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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Adelaide Stoves Audio Interview, part 4

Adelaide Stoves (b. June 14, 1886) talks about her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, and her father's work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines and in his own local…

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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 7

Josephine Rigek speaks about her time working as an operator for the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company (later the Cle Elum Telephone Company) from 1920 to 1966. She talks about the history of…

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