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Title Josephine Cornick Ross
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Name Transcript
Date 1979/05/29
Year Range from 1979
Year Range to 1979
Narrator's name Josephine Cornick Ross
Description Transcript of Josephine Cornick Ross oral history as interviewed by an unknown female on May 29, 1979.

Josephine Cornick Ross, interviewed by an unknown female, 05/29/1979. Josephine Cornick Ross discusses her family and their home on Front Street; childhood games; her work at Bon Marche and Frederick & Nelson's; the Depression; World War II; the Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition; travel to Seattle; the Issaquah Theater; and Monohon.

In this interview with Josephine Cornick Ross recorded on May 29, 1979, Josephine Cornick Ross describes:

Page 1: Her Scottish heritage and her family; how her father built coal cars for the mines; and their company house;

Page 2: How they later owned a home on Front Street, the Depression, World War II, and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK);

Page 3: Prohibition, the Tibbetts family, the Webster property, and taverns in Issaquah;

Page 4: Automobiles, travel to Seattle, and her childhood games;

Page 5: How she attended school through the eighth grade, and then worked at Bon Marche;

Page 6: How she worked at Frederick & Nelson's, her marriages, and the Issaquah Theater;

Page 7: A talent contest at the Issaquah Theater, dance halls, and selling milk to the Issaquah Creamery;

Pages 8-9: Monohon, the fish hatchery, and the lack of roads.
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Subjects Automobiles
Bars & Saloons
Bootlegging
Children
Coal Car
Cornicks' Corner
Creamery
Dance
Depression
Education
Education
Entertainment
Farming, Dairy
Immigrants--Scottish
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Mine Hill
Monohon
Play & Games
Post Office
Prohibition
Schools
Streets and Roads
Tibbetts Family
Transportation
Travel
Women
Work
World War II
People Bush, Martha
Cornick, Anastasia
Cornick, Emma
Cornick, William
Girou, Gabrielle: See "Longville, Gabrielle Girou"
Hall, Arle
Nevinski, Joe
Niemi, Leo
Ross, Josephine M. Cornick
Catalog Number FIC.2011.009t
Transcriptionist Penny Miller