Tauno Hill Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Tauno Hill talks about his Finnish roots and parents, Anton Hill and Valva Perkinen Hill. He talks about how the family migrated to Cle Elum, Washington, and his childhood, including chores, gardening, activities at the South Cle Elum Ball Park, holidays, dances, and music. He talks about working at the No. 9 Mine from 1936 to 1944. He describes tipple operations, rope riding, unloading, sorting coal, and more.
The cover image shows the mine tipple or mine entrance in Cle Elum, which was located near to many mining family homes.
Hill, Tauno, "Tauno Hill Interview" (2003). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 43.
Oral history, Immigrants--United States--History, Coal mining
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