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  • Collection: Washington County Oral Histories
  • Subject contains "Forestry"

A videorecording of an oral history interview of Donald Alanen about his experience in logging communities in Deep River, Washington and Gales Creek, Oregon. Topics include: his father's Finnish immigrant background; his mother and women in the…

An audio recording of an oral history of Armin List, logger and long-time resident of Sherwood, Oregon. Most of the recording concerns the town of Sherwood and logging in the early 1900s. Topics include: Fourth of July celebrations in Sherwood;…

An audio recording of an oral history of Bud Hess on the history and daily life of the area around Sherwood in the early 1900s. Topics include: onion farming; evidence of Native Americans near Sherwood; old residents of Sherwood; bootlegging liquor;…

A transcript of an oral history of three Washington County residents: Mary Gress, Ernst Hatter, and Ina Frettim. Topics include: helping their father to clear land and harvest timber; missing school and not being able to graduate; the difficulties of…

An audio recording of an oral history of Jake Narup of Hillsboro, Oregon, in 1974 about the end of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. He describes life on a farm in Washington County during the time of the Henry Ford automobile…

Part three of an audio recording of an oral history of John T. Labbe recorded on January 31, 1978, on logging in Washington County, Oregon, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Labbe had worked in logging since he was a kid during the…

Part two of an audio recording of an oral history of John T. Labbe recorded on January 31, 1978, on logging in Washington County, Oregon, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Labbe had worked in logging since he was a kid during the summer…

Part one of an audio recording of an oral history of John T. Labbe recorded on January 26, 1978, on logging in Washington County, Oregon, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Labbe had worked in logging since he was a kid during the summer…