Nadine Thomas Rice Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Nadine (Thomas) Rice talks about her father, Lee Thomas, and his migration to Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Lee Thomas ran a livery and freight service on Pennsylvania Avenue, then began ranching on former Northern Pacific Railroad land. Rice talks about life on the ranch and its use in the 1920s-1930s as an airplane landing strip. She talks about local schools, sports teams, businesses, labor unions, and families, using various images to illustrate.
The cover image shows an airplane that landed at the Thomas Ranch near Cle Elum, Washington during the 1920s. Thomas Ranch is presently the Cle Elum Airport.
Rice, Nadine (Thomas), "Nadine Thomas Rice Interview" (1991). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 84.
Oral history, Cle Elum (Wash.), Ranching--West (U.S.)--History
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