Carnation Verbatim – Introduction

Produced by Pacific Northwest writer, photographer and composer, Jerry Mader, Carnation Verbatim--A Celebration of Elders, is a documentary containing oral histories and photographs of elder citizens native to the Snoqualmie Valley and the community of Tolt/Carnation (est. 1912). Mader began the project in 2005. Over the next two years he photographed 28 elders, octogenarian and nonagenarian, and recorded 25 life histories. Mader also assembled excerpts from 22 of the audio recordings of life Continue reading