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These podcasts are edited versions of recordings in Everett Public Library’s oral history collection. The interviews were recorded in the 1970s, and captured the impressions and voices of citizens alive during Everett’s earliest days. These podcast recordings add music and sound effects to excerpts from the original recordings, giving 21st Century listeners intimate insight into events and times otherwise lost to us today.

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Everett Voices: The Great Depression in Everett

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Oral History
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15.95 minutes / 14.94 mb

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Everett Voices: Mill Accidents and Safety Issues

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24.38 minutes / 22.5 mb

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Everett Voices: Red Lights in Mill Town
Prostitution in Early Everett

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17.42 minutes / size: 16.2 mb

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Trolley

Everett Voices: By Land and By Sea
Transportation in Early Everett

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19.24 minutes / size: 12.2

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Baseball

Everett Voices: Let's Play Ball
Baseball in Mill Town

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19.36 minutes / size: 17.9 mb

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School Days

Everett Voices: School Days
Early Everett schools and teachers

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17.20 minutes / size: 15.8 mb

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Fighting Fire

Everett Voices: Fighting Fire in the 1930s
Firefighting in the City of Smokestacks

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18.12 minutes / size: 16.6 mb

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Circus

Everett Voices: When the Circus Comes to Town
Under the big top, through the years

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29.11 minutes / size: 26.7 mb

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Courthouse

Everett Voices: The Courthouse Fire of 1909
A five-alarm conflagration

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11.13 minutes / size: 10.2 mb


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Big Snow

Everett Voices: The Big Snow of 1916
A storm to remember

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10.21 minutes / size: 9.47 mb

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Football

Everett Voices: High School Football
Everett High's national champions

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30.39 minutes / size: 28 mb

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