Valery (Val) Zrebeic Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
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Valery (Val) Zrebiec (b. December 25, 1913) describes his schooling and life in the Nelson Siding and Cle Elum areas of Washington state. He talks about his Polish heritage, including Polish language and Polish lodges (PNA). He also talks about local sports, including track and football. He explains how his father worked in coal mining until 1918, when he turned to farming. Zrebiec describes farm work, including meat curing, food storage, and canning.
The cover image shows a group of women from Cle Elum, Washington, dressed in Polish traditional costumes, circa 1935.
Zrebeic, Valery (Val), "Valery (Val) Zrebeic Interview" (2003). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 116.
Oral history, Immigrants--United States--History, Coal mining, Cle Elum (Wash.)
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