Mary (Briski) Norwood Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Mary (Briski) Norwood talks about her Slovenian and Croatian family roots, describing her Briski and Plese ancestors. She describes how her father immigrated to Ronald, Washington, and began work in the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 3 Mine. She explains how her family supplemented income by working at the local saw mill, cutting hay, tending cattle, and foraging for food. She explains how, after John Briski (her father) died in 1929, her mother remarried to William Robert Norwood in 1936. Mary concludes by talking about cooking, holidays, recreation, and businesses in Ronald, Washington.
The cover image shows members of a Croatian lodge---the Hrvatskog Sokola--in Ronald, Washington, in 1914.
Norwood, Mary (Briski), "Mary (Briski) Norwood Interview" (2003). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 77.
Oral history, Immigrants--United States--History, Ronald (Wash.), Coal mining
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