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Oral history interview with Sammy and Zaki Kahl, by Robert Gassner [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. The Kahl brothers discuss their family, including their distant relation to Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh, the experience of immigrating to the United States and how they came to Portland, Oregon, The Syrian Orthodox Church, Syrian Lebanese American Club, and the Syrian-American community in Portland. They also briefly discuss how the creation of Israel affected the Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian communities.

Kahl, Sam

Oral history interview with Sam and Minerva Teeny, by Robert Gassner [Index]

Index. Sam Teeny discusses his family history, his childhood in Lebanon and Portland, Oregon, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Portland, using English as a second language, Lebanese/Syrian softball league, the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, how the Lebanese independence affected the Syrian Lebanese community, and Syrian and Lebanese businesses in Southeast Portland. Minerva also describes a traditional Lebanese wedding and Sam describes the various businesses he's owned and his Youth Ministry work.

Teeny, Samuel

Oral history interview with Sam and Minerva Teeny, by Robert Gassner [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. Sam Teeny discusses his family history, his childhood in Lebanon and Portland, Oregon, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Portland, using English as a second language, Lebanese/Syrian softball league, the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, how the Lebanese independence affected the Syrian Lebanese community, and Syrian and Lebanese businesses in Southeast Portland. Minerva also describes a traditional Lebanese wedding and Sam describes the various businesses he's owned and his Youth Ministry work.

Teeny, Samuel

Oral history interview with Sammy and Zaki Kahl, by Robert Gassner [Index]

Index. The Kahl brothers discuss their family, including their distant relation to Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh, the experience of immigrating to the United States and how they came to Portland, Oregon, The Syrian Orthodox Church, Syrian Lebanese American Club, and the Syrian-American community in Portland. They also briefly discuss how the creation of Israel affected the Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian communities.

Kahl, Sam

Oral history interview with Sam and Minerva Teeny, by Robert Gassner

In this interview, Samuel Joseph Teeny discusses his family history, his childhood in Lebanon and Portland, Oregon, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Portland, using English as a second language, Lebanese/Syrian softball league, the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, how the Lebanese independence affected the Syrian Lebanese community, and Syrian and Lebanese businesses in Southeast Portland. Minerva Teeny also describes a traditional Lebanese wedding and Sam describes the various businesses he's owned and his Youth Ministry work.

Teeny, Samuel

Oral History Interview with Fred G. Meyer

Fred Meyer discusses: Settling in Portland and significance of the location; the early days; growth of the Fred Meyer Corporation; death of Mrs. Meyer; Fred Meyer goes public; industrial growth; business philosophies; costs and wages; 1970s inflation; bankruptcy of other business; TriMet taxation; historical figures admired by Fred Meyer; Supreme Court case about unfair competition; government controls; future of Portland as a major city. Also includes black and white photograph of Fred Meyer, taken at Photo Art Commercial Studio in Portland, Oregon.

Meyer, Fred G., 1886-1978

Oral history interview with Sammy and Zaki Kahl, by Robert Gassner

The Kahl brothers discuss their family, including their distant relation to Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh, the experience of immigrating to the United States and how they came to Portland, Oregon, The Syrian Orthodox Church, Syrian Lebanese American Club, and the Syrian-American community in Portland. They also briefly discuss how the creation of Israel affected the Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian communities.

Kahl, Sam

Oral history interview with Sammy and Zaki Kahl, by Robert Gassner [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. The Kahl brothers discuss their family, including their distant relation to Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh, the experience of immigrating to the United States and how they came to Portland, Oregon, The Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, and the Syrian-American community in Portland. They also briefly discuss how the creation of Israel affected the Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian communities.

Kahl, Sam

Oral history interview with Sam and Minerva Teeny, by Robert Gassner [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. Sam Teeny discusses his family history, his childhood in Lebanon and Portland, Oregon, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Portland, using English as a second language, Lebanese/Syrian softball league, the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, how the Lebanese independence affected the Syrian Lebanese community, and Syrian and Lebanese businesses in Southeast Portland. Minerva also describes a traditional Lebanese wedding and Sam describes the various businesses he's owned and his Youth Ministry work.

Teeny, Samuel

Oral History Interview with Fred G. Meyer, by Gerry Pratt [Sound recording]

Reel 1. Fred Meyer discusses: Settling in Portland and significance of the location; the early days; growth of the Fred Meyer Corporation; death of Mrs. Meyer; Fred Meyer goes public; industrial growth; business philosophies; costs and wages; 1970s inflation; bankruptcy of other business; TriMet taxation; historical figures admired by Fred Meyer; Supreme Court case about unfair competition; government controls; future of Portland as a major city.

Meyer, Fred G., 1886-1978

Oral History Interview with Fred G. Meyer, by Gerry Pratt [Transcript]

Transcript. Fred Meyer discusses: Settling in Portland and significance of the location; the early days; growth of the Fred Meyer Corporation; death of Mrs. Meyer; Fred Meyer goes public; industrial growth; business philosophies; costs and wages; 1970s inflation; bankruptcy of other business; TriMet taxation; historical figures admired by Fred Meyer; Supreme Court case about unfair competition; government controls; future of Portland as a major city.

Meyer, Fred G., 1886-1978