Casper, looking southwest toward Standard Refinery, approx 1920. CREDIT WYOMINGTALESANDTRAILS.COM

Dick Sedar grew up in Casper, in a working-class neighborhood called “the Sandbar.” His parents emigrated from Croatia in the early 1920’s to seek work in the coal and oil industries. Dick was one of 16 children and tells the story of his childhood in Casper.

Dick Sedar recalls growing up in Casper's 'Sandbar'

One of Dick’s Sedar’s brothers, Mike, worked in the Douglas Prisoner of War camp during World War II.  Dick remembers his brother’s experience working with the prisoners, and the lasting friendships he made.

Dick Sedar reflects on his brother's service at the Douglas POW camp

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