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  • Collection: Washington County Oral Histories
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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 Mary Patton Kurtz on the Native Americans of Patton Valley, which is near Gaston and Cherry Valley, Oregon. Her family, the Pattons, were among the earliest white settlers in the area. The land nearby was, up…

An audio recording of an oral history of Reynold Geiger on Indians in the Tualatin Valley. Reynold’s grandfather came to Oregon as missionary in 1839 claiming land outside the present town of Cornelius. Talks about stories passed down to him from…

Part 2 of a video recording of an oral history of Homer and Nancy Speer.

Part 1 of a video recording of an oral history of Homer and Nancy Speer.

A video recording of a talk by Vernon Nussbaumer on the history of Helvetia and the Swiss-German people who settled there. Introduction by Winn Herrschaft. Event includes musical performances by Mark Grossen and others.

A video recording of a talk by Richard Thompson on Portland's streetcars. As an author of two books on Portland's streetcars, Thompson discusses the content of his second book. He looks at the streetcar lines in Portland by sections, and walks…

A video recording of artist Aaron Lopresti as he draws his latest work. Lopresti is working on a page for a Justice League comic book. He takes the interviewer through the steps in his creating process. Lopresi also discusse the process that the page…

A video recording of an artist talk by Sharon Inahara for her exhibit of paintings at the Washington County Museum on the Japanese internment during World War Two.

A video recording of an oral history of Maria Refugio Granados about her life in Mexico and transitioning to the U.S. with help from Bienestar. The interview takes place in Hillsboro, Oregon. Granados was born in Cuto De La Esperanza, Michoacan,…