Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr. (b. September 7, 1892), talks about his family's Slovenian roots and about his life in Cle Elum, Washington. He describes his family's life in Austria and their experience immigrating to the United States in 1912. On arriving in Cle Elum, Kladnik worked in the Independent Mine (1922-1925), No. 7 Mine, and No. 9 Mine (1931-1946). He talks about mine strikes, lodges, local entertainment, and working conditions in the mines.
The cover image shows the east end of Cle Elum in 1905. At the time, most local mining families worked in the Independent Mine located on 3rd Street.
Kladnik, Raymond (Ray) Sr., "Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Interview" (1975). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 121.
Oral history, Coal mining, Cle Elum (Wash.), Immigrants--United States--History
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