Sarah Gillette Interview

Title

Sarah Gillette Interview

Interviewees

Sarah Gillette

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Krueger, Frederick

Contributor

Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement

Description

In her interview, Sarah Gillette (b. 1908) describes strip mining around Cle Elum, Washington. She explains how the Russell-Gillette Company began strip mining coal on the north ridge of Cle Elum. She describes the quality of the coal, the process, and company operations. She also talks about efforts to save the mining economy in the local area.

The cover image shows Pennsylvania Avenue in Cle Elum, Washington, looking north in about 1935.

Publication Date

2-29-2000

Subject

Coal mining, Northwestern Improvement Company, Cle Elum (Wash.), Strip mining--West (U.S.)

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

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

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