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Title Dorothy Hailstone Beale
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Name Transcript
Date 2006/10/27
Year Range from 2006
Year Range to 2006
Narrator's name Beale, Dorothy Hailstone
Interviewer McLeod, Maria
Description Transcript of Dorothy Hailstone Beale oral history as interviewed by Maria McLeod on October 27, 2006.

Dorothy Hailstone Beale, interviewed by Maria McLeod, 10/27/2006. Dorothy Hailstone Beale discusses her heritage, her parents, and her daughters; her school days; what she and her friends did for fun; the Depression; World War II; her father's various jobs; her various jobs; and changes she has seen in Issaquah.

In this interview with Dorothy Hailstone Beale recorded on October 27, 2006, Dorothy Hailstone Beale describes:

Pages 1-2: Frog Town, and how gasoline was delivered;

Page 3: Her parents;

Page 4: Her heritage, and her paternal grandfather's family;

Page 5: How they had to fell trees to create a road through the mud, how the men in her family were all miners, and her paternal grandmother's death;

Page 6: Her paternal grandfather's property and dairy farm;

Pages 7-8: Her paternal grandfather second wife;

Page 9: Her school days, and why she went by her middle name;

Page 10: How she was a healthy child, the school nurse, and how her mother learned to make Campho-Phenique;

Page 11: Her father's logging injury;

Page 12: How the kids greased the skids, and how logs were sold for Puget Power telephone poles;

Pages 12-13: The Depression;

Pages 14-15: Her siblings and their families;

Page 15: Her family connections in World War II;

Page 16: Her parents' religion, and her mother's personality;

Page 17: A car accident and her mother helped;

Page 18: How she counted railroad cars for fun, and August Willig;

Page 19: Kralls milk cows, Jordan Creek, how her father drove a school bus, and how she could charge food at Grange's;

Page 20: How her father was a butcher, and how some were afraid of the Wold dogs;

Page 21: Her father's rifle, and the Hailstone Feed Store;

Page 22: How Nell inherited the store and Margaret inherited the property;

Pages 23-25: Nell's house, and how her husband and daughters got two horses from Mike Lotto;

Page 26: World War I, World War II, and marriages of her friends;

Page 27: Her friends' cars, and her mother's honesty;

Page 28: A train trip, and how she had to learn English;

Pages 29-30: Hailstone Feed Store, how she hid her

Page 30: Her father as a school bus driver;

Page 31: How she and her friends earned money for school clothes;

Page 32: Her job responsibilities at Jacobsen's Bakery, and Art as a football player;

Page 33: How her mother made most of her clothes;

Page 34: How she and her friends bought matching dresses at Montgomery Ward;

Page 35: Dances and dance halls, her part in a sextet, and when she played the trumpet;

Pages 36-38: The high school band, and singing with the sextet;

Pages 38-39: Her school teachers, and her school days;

Page 40: How jeans were only acceptable while at home;

Pages 41-42: Dances, and her various jobs - Jacobsen's Bakery, Park Inn, Lighthouse (drive-in);

Page 42: The Issaquah Theater;

Page 43: Danny Brunberg, and trapping fish on Tokul Creek;

Page 44: The early fish hatchery, and the Tibbetts' gravel pit;

Page 45: Goode's Corner;

Pages 46-47: Her marriage, and how they built their first house;

Pages 47-48: Her daughters, and childbirth at Renton Hospital;

Page 48: How her daughters attended Renton schools;

Page 49: How her father ended his career hanging doors, swimming in Lake Sammamish; and changes in Issaquah;

Pages 49-50: Drylie's penny candy, Fred Cussac's shoe store, and the drugstore;

Pages 51-52: Telephones, and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK);

Page 53: Clarence Jones and discrimination;

Page 54: The Catholic Church, and Providence Heights College of Sister Formation;

Page 55: Memories of Thanksgiving and Christmas;

Pages 56-57: The Bergsma Family;

Page 58: Aunt Nell's Model A.
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Subjects Automobiles
Business History
Ethnic Relations
Farming, Dairy
Farming, General
Fish and Fisheries
Goode's Corner
Gravel Pit
Grocery Store
Hailstone Feed Store
Issaquah Valley Grange (organization; aka Grange Mercantile Association)
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Lake Sammamish
Play & Games
Race Relations
Santa Claus
Social and Personal Activity
Vasa Park
World War II
People Barlow, Dorothy Thornton Hailstone
Barlow, Ned
Beale, Arlene
Beale, Art
Beale, Dorothy Hailstone
Beale, Margaret
Bean, Clara T.
Bergsma, Bill Sr
Bergsma, Esther Hendrickson
Bergsma, Florence
Bergsma, Henry
Bergsma, Hettie
Bergsma, William Chester "Bill"
Bloom, Mr.
Brunberg, Danny
Bush, John
Bush, William Robert "Tap"
Carey, Pauline
Castagno, Dorothy
Caveness, Dorothy Marie Miles
Corkle, Johnny
Cussac, Fred
Darst, Clyde
DeBoer, Jenny Bergsma
Drylie, Thomas F.
Erickson, Leah
Evans, Bill Carter
Evans, Ella Willig
Falkenstein, Bill
Falkenstein, Helen Hailstone
Gibson, Dr. William Elry
Gilmore, Beatrice Neukirchen
Hailstone, Claude
Hailstone, Dave
Hailstone, Don
Hailstone, Emma Alice Greenier
Hailstone, Ester Hooker
Hailstone, Francis
Hailstone, Frank
Hailstone, Helen
Hailstone, James Hooker "Pinky"
Hailstone, James Hooker Jr.
Hailstone, Lucy Lewis
Hailstone, Margaret
Hailstone, Nell Thornton
Hailstone, Robert
Hailstone, William H.
Henry, Eileen
Hircko, Hazel
Holstein, Verna
Jensen, Katherine
Jones, Clarence
Jussila, Clyde Filmore
Karvia, Joanne
Klaus, Barbara
Knoernschild, Dora May
Knoernschild, Ella Kathryn
Koler, Jean
Lewis, Dave
Lewis, Edgar
Lewis, Mary Enid Knoernschild
Lotto, Mike
Lyne, Dora Knoernschild
Mack, Gladys
Mason, Jack
McMaster, Sadie
Miles, Dorothy
Miles, Gladys
Morgan, Mrs.
Neukirchen, Beatrice
Pinchetti, Camilla
Stonebridge, Ted
Willig, August
Willig, Clara
Willig, Pat
Wold, Andrew L.
Wold, Mary
Wold, Sena
Catalog Number 2006.046.001t
Transcriptionist Miller, Penny