Anton (Tony) Marusa Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
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Anton (Tony) Marusa talks about his Czechoslovakian roots and his life in Roslyn, Washington. He discusses his father’s work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 and No. 5 Mines, as well as his own work in the No. 5, No. 3, and No. 9 Mines beginning at age 16. He talks about working conditions, wages, health hazards, and technology in the mines. He also talks about recreation, transportation, and communications developments in twentieth-century Roslyn.
Included here, along with the Tony Marusa interview, is home video footage, showing the Marusa family, 1950-1959. The footage shows weddings, skiing, town scenes, logging, parades, holidays, and more.
The cover image above shows Tony Marusa in 1932. He is standing at the back left. Beside him are (left to right) Frank Savisky and Walter Kovasovich. In front is Joby Farrington.
Marusa, Anton (Tony), "Anton (Tony) Marusa Interview" (1999). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 67.
Oral history, Coal mining, Roslyn (Wash.), Immigrants--United States--History
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