Ethel Saxby Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Ethel Saxby’s parents arrived in Ellensburg, Washington, in 1913. She speaks about her father (b. 1858 in Missouri) and how the Civil War affected his family. Saxby talks about her teaching career and life in Cabin Creek, where she met her husband, Bill, who was a fur trapper. She talks about life in Roslyn, Washington, including lodges, the fire department, bakeries, labor conditions in the mines, the phone company (Stoves and Davies), medical care, and transportation. She also speaks about the effects of the Great Depression and World War II in the area.
The cover image provides a birdseye view of Cabin Creek Saw Mill near Easton, Washington, circa 1910.
Saxby, Ethel, "Ethel Saxby Interview" (1981). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 94.
Oral history, Roslyn (Wash.), Rural schools--Washington (State)--History
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.