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Title James "Pinky" Hooker Hailstone, Senior
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Name Transcript
Date 1975/06/13
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1975
Narrator's name Hailstone, James "Pinky" Senior
Interviewer Woodward, Richie
Description Transcript of James "Pinky" Hooker Hailstone, Senior, oral history as interviewed by Richie Woodward on June 13, 1975.

James "Pinky" Hooker Hailstone, Senior, interviewed by Richie Woodward, 06/13/75. Pinky Hailstone discusses working as a logger, Prohibition, the Issaquah ferry and the floating bridge, how he built and burned a cross, the Depression, his school days, and how he believes the Bush massacre never occurred.

In this interview with Richie Woodward on June 13, 1975, Pinky Hailstone describes:

Page 1: How he worked most of his life as a logger and then retired after two years at the Creamery, and the pest house;

Page 2: Prohibition, and how he believes the Bush massacre did not occur;

Page 3: The Issaquah ferry; how bottled milk was hauled from Newport to Leschi Park and over the hill to Rainier; the floating bridge; Labor Day celebrations and horse races;

Page 4: The first woman mayor of Issaquah, mining strikes, and Old Fellows Hall;

Page 5: How he built and burned a cross that was later blamed on the Ku Klux Klan;

Page 6: The Issaquah Theater, and the cemetery;

Page 7: The Depression, his school days with rough teachers;

Page 8: Again how he has never heard a true story about the Bush massacre;

Pages 9-11: A woman who had written Native American history, and an purposeful house explosion punished by hanging;

Page 12: Shooting stories - one at a powerhouse during a drunken argument and another of two women by a logger;

Page 13: Issaquah Sheriffs Case and Seil.
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Subjects Bridge
Hanging Tree
International Order of Odd Fellows
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Labor Day Celebration
Labor Unrest
People Bush, Floyd
Bush, John
Darst, Dallas
Evan, Bob
Evans, Bill
Evans, Thomas J.
Hailstone, James Hooker "Pinky"
Hall, Thomas Campbell
Legg, Benjamin S.
Legg, Jack
Mason, Tom
Seil, Edward "Nogs"
Tibbetts, Fred
Watkins, Evan David "Eve"
Woodard, Richard
Catalog Number 88.001.013t
Transcriptionist Miller, Penny