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Alfred Hanson Audio Interview, part 5

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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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 26

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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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 6

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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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 1984, part 2

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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Stella Walsh Audio Interview, 1983, part 1

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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Adolph Elsner Audio Interview, part 6

Adolph Elsner (b. 1896) describes how his father immigrated from Germany to Roslyn, Washington, in 1886. He describes his father's work at the Roslyn coal mines and involvement in the Washington…

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Michael (Mike) Burchak Audio Interview, part 6

Michael (Mike) Burchak (b. 1912) remembers his mother, Anne Burchak. In particular, he talks about her home remedies and recipes (poltevietza, bobalika, cottage cheese). He recalls his father, Paul…

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Ethel Saxby Audio Interview, part 3

Ethel Saxby?s parents arrived in Ellensburg, Washington, in 1913. She speaks about her father (b. 1858 in Missouri) and how the Civil War affected his family. Saxby talks about her teaching career…

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Fanny Meritich Audio Interview, part 1

Fanny Meritich immigrated to the United States in 1907. She discusses education, transportation, religion, work, language, and home life in the old country as well as the Great Depression in the…

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Albert Schober Audio Interview, March 1984, part 3

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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