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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 13

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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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 12

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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Slava Gregorich Audio Interview, part 4

Slava Gregorich discusses his family's immigration to Ronald, Washington. He talks about businesses in Ronald, as well as working conditions in the coal mines. He touches on the cost of coal,…

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George Gasparich Audio Interview, part 3

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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Gus Jaderlund Audio Interview, part 4

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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Ethel Craven Audio Interview, part 5

Ethel Florence Craven (1906-1993) was born into one of the African American families who were recruited to break a coal mining strike in Roslyn, Washington, in 1888. Craven married a coal miner,…

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Louie Meaghers Audio Interview, part 4

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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