Albert Schober Interview
Susich, Roy; Peterson, Cheryl
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Albert Schober (married to Margurite Campbell) speaks in three separate interviews about life in Cle Elum, Washington, in the early twentieth century. He describes local transportation, taverns, dairy operations, farming, logging, ranching, and other businesses. He talks about the area's Northwestern Improvement Company mines, describing the quality of coal and the strikes of 1888 and 1934. He talks about the impact of the Great Depression and World Wars I and II on mining. He also speaks about the decline of mining in Cle Elum and Roslyn. Please note: In his slideshow interview, Schober shows and speaks about specific images of Cle Elum.
Schober provides an overview of local businesses, including Hazelwood Grocery, which is depicted in the cover image, taken circa 1900. Hazelwood Grocery Store was located on East First Street, Cle Elum.
Schober, Albert, "Albert Schober Interview" (1981). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 95.
February 27, 1981; and March 27, 1984
Oral history, Businessmen--Washington (State), Cle Elum (Wash.), Coal mining, Northwestern Improvement Company
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