Theodore (Ted) Rooks Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Theodore (Ted) Rooks (b. 1903 in South Cle Elum, Washington) talks about his childhood and education at Hazelwood School. He talks about working in logging camps and about the impact of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) on camp life. He talks about hunting and fishing around Salmon la Sac, and about Native American potlatches and traditions. He speaks about working for the Northern Pacific Railroad and Liboky Mill. He describes the impact of the Great Depression and world wars in the area.
The cover image shows a crew rolling logs into deeper water in 1910. The logs were on the way to Boise Mill in Ellensburg, Washington.
Rooks, Theodore (Ted), "Theodore (Ted) Rooks Interview" (1972). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 88.
Oral history, Logging--Washington (State), Indians, North American--Washington (State), Fishing--Washington (State)
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