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Snow Removal at CWU

Ever wonder who cleans up the mess when a snowstorm slams Central Washington University? Meet CWUӳ unsung heroesشhe men and women who shovel, plow, and haul away tons of the white stuff from the…

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Doris Clymer Interview, 1997, part 2

Doris Clymer speaks about her husband, John Clymer (1907-1989), the renowned painter who grew up in Ellensburg, Washington. Many of Clymer's paintings of the Northwest are now held by the Clymer…

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 12

Ansel Taylor describes his career in logging at the beginning of the twentieth century. He speaks about river drives and Indian-white relations in the Swauk region of Washington state. He talks about…

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Frank Jovanovich Audio Interview, part 2

Frank Jovanovich (b. July 2, 1924) talks about his parents, Fred Jovanovich and Mary Mataya, and their roots in Merkopal, Yugoslavia. He talks about their immigration to the Roslyn/Cle Elum area in…

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Etta Owens Audio Interview, part 2

Etta Owens describes her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, circa 1889. She talks about relocating with her family to Ronald, Washington, for work at the No. 3 Mine (Patrick's Mine).…

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Fabian (Fab) Kuchin Video Interview, part 1

Fabian (Fab) Kuchin (b. January 20, 1907 in Roslyn, Washington) talks about his life in Roslyn. He explains how his father, Stephen Kuchin, worked in the local coal mines until he had an accident and…

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Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 4

Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening,…

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Anna Baker Audio Interview, part 3

Anna (Anderson) Baker (b. 1904) describes her childhood, touching on Fowler Creek School, spinning, soap making, canning, medicinal remedies, and blacksmithing. She describes life with her husband,…

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Anna Baker Audio Interview, part 2

Anna (Anderson) Baker (b. 1904) describes her childhood, touching on Fowler Creek School, spinning, soap making, canning, medicinal remedies, and blacksmithing. She describes life with her husband,…

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Adolph Elsner Audio Interview, part 5

Adolph Elsner (b. 1896) describes how his father immigrated from Germany to Roslyn, Washington, in 1886. He describes his father's work at the Roslyn coal mines and involvement in the Washington…

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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 15

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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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 2003, part 2

Morris Jenkins (1908-2006) was one of nine children born to Byron and Mary Jenkins in Lucille, Idaho. Following a family tragedy, he was raised in foster care and received his education at Sandpoint,…

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Albert Schober Audio Interview, March 1984, part 3

Albert Schober (married to Margurite Campbell) speaks in three separate interviews about life in Cle Elum, Washington, in the early twentieth century. He describes local transportation, taverns,…

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Jack Ness Audio Interview, part 2

Jack Ness talks about his Scottish roots and his experiences in logging beginning circa 1907. Ness worked in log mills and camps around Post Falls, Idaho, before transitioning to Casland and Liberty,…

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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 15

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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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 18

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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