Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
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Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in the area. He describes coal mining in Roslyn, the mine explosions of 1892 and 1909, the Western Miners strike of 1934, and efforts by the Knights of Labor. He speaks about fisheries and hatcheries, and Native American fishing rights. He describes local businesses, recreation, and logging.
The cover image shows Bob Bell and two women standing before the entrance of the Norris Cabin near Salmon la Sac, Washington, circa 1925.
Bell, Robert Sr., "Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Interview" (1972). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 5.
Oral history, Roslyn (Wash.), Coal mining, Fishing--Washington (State)
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