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Kitty Moe Audio Interview, part 2

Kitty Moe (b. 1905) attended Washington State Normal School, (WSNS) 1925-1927, earning her teaching certification and subsequently marrying Eric Joseph (Joe) Moe. She and her husband settled in…

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Frank Talerico Audio Interview, part 2

Frank Talerico served as coroner in Easton, Washington, in the early to mid-twentieth century. He discusses the history of Easton, including its founding, changes in local transportation, and the…

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David Spraw Audio Interview, part 2

David Spraw talks about Easton, Washington--and particularly about the local railroad and logging at Cabin Creek. He talks about mail delivery in Easton and how the railroads changed the town. He…

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Kate Glondo Video Interview, part 1

Kate Glondo (b. 1911 to Francis Mynavich Maritich) talks about her family's Croatian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington. She talks about gardening, wine-making, lodges, burial customs,…

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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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Gilda Kauzlarich Audio Interview, part 2

Gilda Kauzlarich talks about her Italian roots, mentioning the Broccoli, Salvatore, and Lento families, who arrived in Roslyn, Washington, in the 1910s. She talks about life in an immigrant family…

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Lelah Jordin Audio Interview, part 3

Lelah Jordin talks about her parents, John Lockhart and Lucinda Emily Decker, and her childhood in Pendleton, Oregon, and Oaksdale, Washington. She talks about cooking, home remedies, clothing,…

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Eleanor Hein Audio Interview, part 3

Eleanor Hein talks about her family's immigration to Roslyn, Washington (family name: Blazina). She talks about her grandfather's work as watchman for the No. 9 Mine in Roslyn, and speaks…

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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 5

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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Regina Dalle Audio Interview, part 4

Regina Dalle talks about life in Italy prior to immigrating to Cle Elum, Washington. She describes clothing, gardening, customs, recreation, cooking, and other work in Italy, as well as her first…

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Eleanor Hein Audio Interview, part 2

Eleanor Hein talks about her family's immigration to Roslyn, Washington (family name: Blazina). She talks about her grandfather's work as watchman for the No. 9 Mine in Roslyn, and speaks…

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Nina Kanyer Audio Interview, part 1

Nina Kanyer talks about immigrating with her family from Italy to Roslyn, Washington. She talks about cultural traditions, holidays, lodges, recreation, and coal mining in Roslyn

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Doris Jones Audio Interview, part 2

Doris Jones (b. 1912) talks about her family history, including parents John Parkson Abbott and Vesta Barlow and their experiences with the Civil War, pony express, and Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.…

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Albert Schober Audio Interview, 1984, part 2

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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Lund Family Audio Interview, part 3

Three Lund siblings talk about their lives at Fowler Creek and Cle Elum, Washington. Lee Lund (b. April 2, 1912), Verna (Lund) Mattielli (b. August 27, 1910), and Bernice (Lund) Haggerty (b. November…

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Angela Mrak Audio Interview, part 6

Angela Mrak (b. 1899 in Austria) immigrated to the United States in 1923 and moved to Ronald, Washington, in 1928. She discusses growing up in Austria, her move to the United States, finally settling…

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