Pauline Pasquan Interview

Title

Pauline Pasquan Interview

Interviewees

Pauline Pasquan

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Addington, Stephen

Contributor

Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement

Description

Pauline Pasquan talks about her Yugoslavian roots and her family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington. She speaks about her husband, Frank Pasquan, and his work in the Northwestern Improvement Company mines. She describes Yugoslavian recipes, home brewing, dances, and songs. She speaks about the working conditions in the mines and the Western Miners Union.

The cover image shows Roslyn, circa 1940. By the 1930s Roslyn's business district (left) was providing services for few people as coal mining operations decreased. Located above Roslyn, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (center) was built in 1887. Cle Elum Ridge is visible in the background, north of Roslyn.

Publication Date

6-17-1976

Subject

Oral history, Immigrants--United States--History, Roslyn (Wash.), Coal mining

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

Pauline Pasquan Interview

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