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  • Collection: Washington County Oral Histories
  • Spatial Coverage contains "tigard"

A video recording of oral histories of two World War Two veterans, Bob Breitbarth and Alvin Meyers, at a veterans' oral history event at the Tigard Historical Association. Part 2 of 2.

A video recording of an oral history of several individual World War Two veterans, including Jack O'Rourke, Paul Herberholz, Carl Finley, Willard Nelson, and Bob Macknik, at a veterans' oral history event at the Tigard Historical Association. Part 1…

A video recording of Grace Tigard Houghton giving a lecture on the history of Tigard to the Kiwanis. She goes into detail on the development of the Tigard area. Including how it received the name of Tigard, and how her family plays a role in that.

A transcript of an oral history of Patricia Keerins. She discusses living in the city of Tigard, how her family came to live in Tigard, her schooling, and watching the city grow over the years.

A transcript of an oral history of Norman Oyler, who started his teaching career at a junior high school in Tigard in 1965. Oyler reflects on his years of teaching and tells some unique stories that he has from his career.

A transcript of an oral history of Glenora Spousta Carrier. Glenora discusses growing up in Tigard where she has lived for most of her life. She talks about her schooling, the community, and living on Beef Bend Road.

A transcript of an oral history of a group of nine long-time Tigard residents: Mary Brazil, Martha Duff, Don Duff, Marjorie Haglund, Betty Moore, Mary Payne, Ben Theall, Jackie Theall, and Nancy Phay. Individual speakers not identified in the…

A video recording of an oral history of Helen Riverman Mason who grew up during the Great Depression in the Portland area. She chiefly speaks about how her family survived the Great Depression, including starting up their own farm and working in…

A videorecording of an oral history of Darlene Phelps Young, who lived through the Great Depression in Manson, Washington near Chelan in the 1930s. Topics include: her birth and early life; going to school; her parents' work as farmers; daily life in…

A video recording of an oral history of Marion Hill on the Great Depression.