George and Mary Favero Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
George (b. October 9, 1920) and Mary Favero (b. February 1920) talk about their Italian roots and immigration to Roslyn, Washington, in the early 1900s. They describe ethnic traditions like wine-making, lodge activity, bocce ball, holidays, and home remedies. George talks about going to work in the No. 3 Mine in 1939. He talks about the geology of the mines and comments on coal cutting machines, timbering, setting, drilling, bunkers, and other mining methods. The Faveros describe recreation and business life in Ronald, Washington, in the early twentieth century.
The cover image shows the Northwestern Improvement Company Store in Ronald, Washington, 1917. The store provided goods to mining families throughout the early twentieth century.
Favero, George and Favero, Mary, "George and Mary Favero Interview" (2000). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 30.
Oral history, Immigrants--United States--History, Coal mining
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