Anne (Popovich) Bruketta Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Anne (Popovich) Bruketta (b. March 24, 1914) discusses her family's move from Ukraine/Russia to Roslyn, Washington, via South America and San Francisco, California. She speaks about working conditions in the Roslyn mines, touching on health care, the Roslyn Beneficial Association, explosions in 1892(#1 Shaft) and 1909( #4 Shaft), and strikes in 1922 and 1934.
She mentions mining families (Jack Lewis, Herchle Heart, Babe Reay, Tom Murphy, and Sidney Garns) as well as members of the Russian Orthodox Church in Roslyn and Cle Elum (Kuchera, Bocka, Zbigley, Haverlock, Tarahomachs, Sora, LaBohns, Wasisco, Sims, Knis, Horish). She describes cultural traditions, recipes, education, recreation, and businesses in the area.
The cover image depicts the local Russian Orthodox Church in 1914.
Bruketta, Anne Popovich, "Anne (Popovich) Bruketta Interview" (2004). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 16.
Oral history, Coal mining, Russian Orthodox Church
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