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  • Collection: Washington County Oral Histories
  • Description contains "war "

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 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 excerpts from veterans' oral histories of their experiences in World War Two and Vietnam, compiled from several oral histories in the Tualatin Historical Society collection. The interview is undated, but based on the individual…

An audio recording of a talk by Fred Daufel at the Tualtin Historical Society on old time Tualatin. Topics include: his father's work at Pilkington Nursery, which supplied mature trees for the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles; schools in Tualatin in the…

An audio recording of an oral history of Susanna “Sue” Harris and Edna Roberts recorded in about 1980 about their lives in Oregon. Harris was born in 1921 on a ranch in Oregon. She came to Forest Grove, Oregon, in 1977 looking for healthcare…

A video recording of a ceremony honoring Civil War veteran John Schmelzer. The event takes place at the Gibbs cementary on Chehalem Mountain.

An audio recording of an oral history of Don Hite, a musician who played in the Woody Hite Big Band. Topics include: his birth on March 1, 1918; family history; his band the which played beginning in the 1930s at venues including the Uptown Ballroom…

An audio recording of an oral history of Jim Tsugawa, a native Oregonian of Japanese descent on his experiences in an internment camp with his family during World War 2. He went on to become a dentist and settle in Portland.

An audio recording of an oral history of Chris Gniewosz, a Canadian immigrant of Polish heritage, on his family's flight from Poland after World War II, settling in Portland, Oregon, and his continued relationship with Poland. Audio is a little…