William (Bill) Lumsden

Title

William (Bill) Lumsden

Interviewees

William (Bill) Lumsden

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Krueger, Frederick

Contributor

Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement

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Description

William (Bill) Lumsden talks about his family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, in 1886-1887. He talks about his father's work as a teamster, his involvement in building Roslyn's streets, and his role in the Knights of Labor. He talks about the bank robbery in Roslyn, 1892, about Ben Snipes, and conflicts with Chinese and Native American residents. He speaks about lodges, baseball, epidemics, skating, law and order, politics, taverns, the Roslyn Foundry, churches, and businesses in Roslyn. He speaks about his career in logging and teamster work, beginning circa 1910. He talks about fishing and the impact of coal mining in the area.

The cover image shows Bill Taylor's home at Casland logging camp, which belonged to the Cascade Logging Company at Lick Creek in the Teanaway in upper Kittitas County, Washington, 1927.

Publication Date

1-22-1972

Subject

Oral history, Teanaway River Valley (Wash.), Logging--Washington (State)

Rights

Educational use only; no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Language

English

William (Bill) Lumsden

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