Colleen Major Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
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Colleen Major (b. 1926) arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1954 and was hired at Patrick Mine as the secretary for Harry Patrick. She was later promoted to head bookkeeper. Major discusses the marketing of coal, Northwestern Improvement Company finances, and how Harry Patrick faced mining changes from 1954-1966.
The cover image shows coal miners in Roslyn, Washington.
Major, Colleen, "Colleen Major Interview" (2004). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 62.
Oral history, Northwestern Improvement Company, Cle Elum (Wash.), Coal mining
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