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

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 an oral history of Donald and Bonnie Eidem. The Eidems discuss the evolution of Hillsboro over time from a small agricultural town to the current growth in population. They also recall their son Michael's enrollment in the…

An audio recording of an oral history of Linda Garcia on the Vietnam War. During the recording of the interview, Ms. Garcia recollected her time as a high school student in Hillsboro at the start of the Vietnam War. Many people she knew were drafted…

An audio recording of an oral history of Jack Kirkwood on the Vietnam War. Jack Kirkwood was a teacher at Poynter Junior High and at Hillsboro Middle High during the war. His began his teaching career in Ganado, Arizona, at a boarding school on the…

An audio recording of an oral history of Jan Katsberg on the Vietnam War. Jan Katsberg graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1966 and went on to college. Katsberg's twin brother enlisted in the National Guard and her husband was in the Navy,…

An audio recording of an oral history of Stanley Lambert. Mr. Lambert recalls the impact of the Vietnam War on the community of Hillsboro.

An audio recording of an oral history of Don and Helen Leslie on the Vietnam War. They explain that they did not personally feel the impact of war although they recall various anti-war sentiments and dissidents, many considered radical for the time.…

An audio recording of an oral history of Ken Skipper on Hillsboro during the Vietnam War. Ken Skipper came to Hillsboro in 1968 as a first year teacher at Poynter Jr. High. In 1969, Mr. Skipper was drafted and did basic training at Fort Lewis. Later…

An audio recording of an oral history of Robert and Marilyn Senko on the Vietnam War. Robert Senko grew up in Hillsboro and his father ran the Birds Eye food processing plant. He attended Jesuit High School and the University of Portland. Marilyn…

An audio recording of an oral history of Jim Roehm on the effects of the Vietnam War in Hillsboro. Roehm was a college student just before the war and later joined ROTC. The U.S. was involved in a guerilla war in Laos/Vietnam during his sentior year…