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  • Collection: Washington County Oral Histories
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An audio recording of an oral history of Morris Adair recorded on September 7, 1978, about his life in Washington County, Oregon. The recording describes his childhood on a farm in Astoria, Oregon, and his father having the first cream separator in…

An audio recording of an oral history of Tinh Bao on the Vietnam war and immigrating to the United States. Bao discusses his flight from South Vietnam in 1970 at the age of 14. He left his parents in South Vietnam; his father was in South Vietnam…

An audio recording of an oral history of Phil and Mary Ann Barnekoff and Bob Orme about the impact of the Vietnam War on Hillsboro. There is a transcript of this interview.

An audio recording of an oral history of Robert C. Barnes and Irene Barnes on the Korean War era in Hillsboro, Oregon including topics such as the politics of the Korean War, the United States' response to communism, and comparing the war to World…

An audio recording of an oral history of Judy Berger on life in Hillsboro in the 1960s and during the Vietnam War. Berger talks about public opinion in Oregon starting to change when Oregon senators Wayne Morse and Mark Hatfield start to speak out.…

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.

An audio recording of an oral history of Robin Cady recorded in May, 2001, on the Vietnam War and how it affected Hillsboro, Oregon. Cady, a native of Hillsboro, did not serve in the military, but wrote articles about the war. He describes the…

Part one of an audio recording of an oral history of Guy Carr about his life in Beaverton, Oregon, recorded on March 4, 1981. Carr was born in Colorado in 1900 and grew up in Virginia. After serving in the military during World War One, he moved to…

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 Miller Duris (March 2, 1928 - March 23, 2014), an American politician in the state of Oregon, on life during the Vietnam War. Duris was 20 years old when he moved to Hillsboro in 1948 and was in the Navy. He…