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Margaret Meaghers Audio Interview, part 4

Margaret Meaghers (b. 1890 in Swauk, Washington) discusses the history of Kittitas County and the town named after her family, Meagherville. Meaghers also discusses coal mining and the Chinese…

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Margaret Meaghers Audio Interview, part 3

Margaret Meaghers (b. 1890 in Swauk, Washington) discusses the history of Kittitas County and the town named after her family, Meagherville. Meaghers also discusses coal mining and the Chinese…

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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 1984, part 3

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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Harry Forbes Audio Interview, part 4

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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Mary Brozovich Audio Interview, part 2

Mary Brozovich discusses her Austrian family origins as well as family involvement in Mine No. 3 in Roslyn, Washington, and in Marko's Tavern. She explains how taverns influenced Roslyn's…

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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 1

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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Nadine (Thomas) Rice Audio Interview, part 1

Nadine (Thomas) Rice talks about her father, Lee Thomas, and his immigration to Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Lee Thomas ran a livery and freight service on Pennsylvania Avenue, then began ranching…

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Adelaide Stoves Audio Interview, part 5

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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William (Bill) Lumsden Audio Interview, part 10

William (Bill) Lumsden talks about his family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, in 1886-1887. He talks about his father's work as a teamster, his involvement in building Roslyn's…

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Mary Starkovich Audio Interview, part 2

Mary Starkovich (b. circa 1908) talks about her employment with the Cle Elum Telephone Company, where she worked beginning in 1942. She talks about moving to Cle Elum, Washington, from New Mexico.…

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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 2

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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Josephine Rigek Audio Interview, part 4

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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