Sarah Gillette Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
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.
Gillette, Sarah, "Sarah Gillette Interview" (2000). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 129.
Coal mining, Northwestern Improvement Company, Cle Elum (Wash.), Strip mining--West (U.S.)
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