Alfred Hanson Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening, and food preservation, as well as recreation (skating, baseball, dances), hunting, Prohibition, and transportation. He talks about his work as a Washington state representative, about the World War I draft, fire in Cle Elum, and bank robbery in Roslyn.
Hanson lived for a time with a Native American man nicknamed Indian Pete. The cover image shows Indian Pete on horseback at Cle Elum, Washington, circa 1910. He lived on Lower Peoh Point Road on the old Miller Place next to the Milwaukee Road Railroad tracks. See the Ted Rooks Interview for more information.
Hanson, Alfred, "Alfred Hanson Interview" (1973). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 41.
Oral history, Swauk Creek (Wash.), Indians, North American--Washington
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