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Albert Stone Video Interview

Albert Stone talks about his life. Albert grew up in Ellensburg and recalls working on farms. After marriage he worked in the coal mines in Roslyn. Later he drove trucks and worked on he west side of…

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Fred Fischer Video Interview

Fred Fischer talk about growing up and Roslyn Washington. He recalls his father, who worked for Northwest Improvement Company (NWI) as a fireman on the railroad.He discusses the mines and his brief…

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Babs Ballard Video Interview

Babs Ballard talks about her life. She grew up in Cle Elum and her family had a cattle ranch. She discusses the impact World War II had on her family and the hardships it brought. She also discusses…

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Fabian (Fab) Kuchin Video Interview, part 1

Fabian (Fab) Kuchin (b. January 20, 1907 in Roslyn, Washington) talks about his life in Roslyn. He explains how his father, Stephen Kuchin, worked in the local coal mines until he had an accident and…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 14

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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Ronald Still Explosion Audio Interview, part 1

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John Venera Audio Interview, part 3

John Vernera (b. 1916 in Roslyn, Washington) speaks about his father, Battista Venera, and his immigration from Italy to Roslyn, circa 1909. Venera's father entered the dairy business in 1918…

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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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Julia Wallgren Audio Interview, part 3

Julia Wallgren describes her early life in an immigrant family residing in Ronald, Washington, and issues confronting immigrant families such as poverty and illness. Her father, Joe Koselisky, was…

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Lambert Family Audio Interview, part 3

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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Albert Schober Audio Interview, 1981, 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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John Rigek Audio Interview, part 16

John Rigek talks about his family, the Rigeks and Klauses, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines at Cle Elum, Washington. He talks about shooting coal, working conditions in…

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