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John Ferro Audio Interview, part 4

John Ferro (b. 1919, son of Peter Ferro and Mary Grecco) discusses his family's origins in Switzerland and his father's work in the Roslyn coal mines beginning in the 1920s. He talks about…

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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 10

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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Ansel Taylor Audio Interview, part 7

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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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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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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Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie Video Interview, part 2

Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie (b. December 15, 1922) describes his Hungarian roots and his parents, Frank/Francisco Lowatchie and Marcella Angyl. He talks about their migration to the United States, circa…

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Joseph (Joe) Andler Video Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) Andler (circa 1914-2002) worked in Patrick's Mine in Ronald, Washington, beginning in 1937. He worked at various jobs in local mines, shoveling coal, performing tasks at the tipple,…

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Joseph (Joe) Ozbolt Video Interview, part 2

Joseph (Joe) Ozbolt (b. circa 1915 to John and Paulina Ozbolt) talks about the fifty years he spent mining coal in Roslyn, Washington. Ozbolt began working in the Northwestern Improvement Company…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 25

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Esther Faudree Audio Interview, part 5

Esther Faudree discusses her family's Scandinavian roots and immigration to Fowler Creek, Washington, where they homesteaded, farmed, and logged. She talks about school life in Easton, Roslyn,…

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Esther Faudree Audio Interview, part 3

Esther Faudree discusses her family's Scandinavian roots and immigration to Fowler Creek, Washington, where they homesteaded, farmed, and logged. She talks about school life in Easton, Roslyn,…

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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 2003, 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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Edward (Ed) Wakkuri Audio Interview, part 2

Edward (Ed) Wakkuri discusses his early life as a member of a Finnish-American family, touching on holidays, food, recipes, sauna culture, clothing, songs, language, schooling, and lodges. Wakkuri…

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Lambert Family Audio Interview, part 2

Nell and Thomas (Tom) Lambert, III (mother and son), talk about their family roots in Iowa and Oklahoma. They explain how Nell married Thomas (Tom) Lambert, II, in October 1928. They discuss how…

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Mitch Starkovich Audio Interview, part 1

Mitch Starkovich discusses his Croatian roots, mentioning his father (Frank Starkovich) and mother (Palona) and their marriage in 1911. He describes how his parents immigrated to Cle Elum,…

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Jack Ness Audio Interview, part 4

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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