Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Interview

Title

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Interview

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Krueger, Frederick

Contributor

Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement

Description

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.

Publication Date

4-1975

Subject

Oral history, Coal mining, Cle Elum (Wash.), Immigrants--United States--History

Rights

Educational use only; no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Language

English

Raymond (Ray) Kladnik, Sr., Interview

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