|Title||William Patrick Hunt|
|Collection||Oral History Collection|
|Year Range from||1970|
|Year Range to||1970|
|Narrator's name||Hunt, William Patrick|
Transcript of William Patrick Hunt oral history as interviewed by Harriet Fish on March 15, 1970.
William Patrick Hunt, interviewed by Harriet Fish, 03/15/1970. William Hunt discusses swimming as a boy, traveling to Seattle, Cowie's boats, bootlegging, and union work at a print shop. TRANSCRIPTION NOTE: The tape recorder is repeatedly turned off, and many conversation topics are choppy.
In this interview with William Patrick Hunt recorded on March 15, 1970, William Hunt describes:
The first page contains multiple indistinguishable conversations.
Pages 2-3: A German colony on the Volga River, how his father took in a Russian border, and how he began to learn Russian;
Pages 3-4: His daughter who lives on Lake Sammamish, is a nurse at Boeing, and is learning German; and his son who lives in Vasa Park;
Page 5: Swimming in Lake Sammamish and Issaquah Creek;
Pages 5-6: Swimming with older boys, and how he learned to swim;
Page 7: Cowie's boats (ferries), and traveling to the Seattle area;
Pages 8-10: Issaquah Villa, Valley Villa, and Marycrest;
At this point, William is asking the others if they would like refreshments.
Pages 12-13: Coupon books, a "so-called" attorney named Mr. Newton, night trials in Issaquah, and how the Spanish flag was hung on the company store;
Page 14: Shops - the company store, seed and feed, Griffin Upholstery; and Andrew Wold;
Page 15: Moonshiners and bootlegging, Prohibition, the Depression, and coal mines;
Page 16: Wild prune trees in Issaquah, bootleggers, and working at a print shop on Columbia Street;
Page 17: Todd Krawick, Liberty Magazine, and a sketch he saw on television about outdated reading materials;
Page 18: Carleton Garretson;
Page 19: A dinner party he attended;
Page 20: A lawsuit advanced to the National Labor Relations Board regarding printers;
Page 21: Off-set printing, and non-union labor;
Page 22: Opposing all progress including the floating bridge, and traveling to Seattle;
Page 23: How the floating bridge increased the value of his acreage.
Garretson, Carleton G.
Hunt, William Patrick