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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 11

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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Save the Roslyn Mines, Promotional Film

This video, transferred from 1958 film footage, makes a case for perpetuating coal mining around Roslyn, Washington.

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Alfred Hanson Audio Slideshow Interview, part 1

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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Alfred Hanson Audio Slideshow Interview, part 2

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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Ernest (Ernie) Breznikar Audio Interview, part 3

>Ernest (Ernie) Breznikar describes his childhood, which he spent living near the No. 5 Mine in Cle Elum, Washington. Breznikar speaks about Slovenian family traditions, local recreation (bocce…

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Arthur (Art) Darby Audio Slideshow Interview, part 1

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…

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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 1984, part 4

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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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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