Nadine Thomas Rice Interview

Title

Nadine Thomas Rice Interview

Interviewees

Nadine (Thomas) Rice

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Krueger, Frederick

Contributor

Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement

Description

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.

Publication Date

5-28-1991

Subject

Oral history, Cle Elum (Wash.), Ranching--West (U.S.)--History

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

Nadine Thomas Rice Interview

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