Mary Starkovich Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Mary Starkovich (b. circa 1908) talks about her employment with the Cle Elum Telephone Company, where she worked beginning in 1942. She talks about moving to Cle Elum, Washington, from New Mexico. She also comments on the changes in Cle Elum after the 1918 fire and closure of the Northwestern Improvement Company coal mines in 1963.
The cover image shows the Cle Elum State Bank, circa 1910, where the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company was housed. In 1906, A.S. Paul, a contractor, constructed the Cle Elum State Bank on the corner of E. First Street and Harris Avenue in Cle Elum. Also housed in this building were the offices of G.P. Short, attorney, and the Cascade Lumber Company.
Starkovich, Mary, "Mary Starkovich Interview" (1981). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 99.
Oral history, Cle Elum (Wash.), Telephone operators--United States
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