Marion Maras Interview


Marion Maras Interview


Marion Maras

Document Type



Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement


Download Marion Maras video interview outline.pdf (593 KB)

Download Northern Kittitas Tribune, November 8, 2001.pdf (557 KB)

Download George Maras naturalization certificate.jpg (1.2 MB)

Download Mary Maras naturalization certificate.jpg (1.2 MB)

Download Jaderlund family history.pdf (318 KB)

Download Jaderlund interview notes, 1-10-02.pdf (382 KB)

Download Remembrances of Teanaway, by Gertrude Jaderlund.pdf (1.5 MB)


Marion Maras discusses his Croatian and Slovak ancestry and growing up in Ronald, Washington. He discusses his father’s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 3 Mine and Patrick’s Mine and his own work in the Patrick's Mine and the No. 9 Mine. Maras describes the differences between the two mines and the operations and buildings at the No. 9 Mine.

Maras speaks as well about his wife, Doris (Jaderlund) Maras. Her family's history (the Jaderlund family) is included here. Please see the Doris Maras Interview for more information.

Marion Maras participated in World War II as part of the 75th division artillery. The cover image features an article in the Northern Kittitas County Tribune, November 8, 2001, about Maras' involvement in the war.

Publication Date



Oral history, Coal mining, World War II--History, Immigrants--United States--History


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Marion Maras Interview