Item SR168_Index - Oral history interview with Nora Womack, by Robert Gassner [Index]

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Oral history interview with Nora Womack, by Robert Gassner [Index]


  • 1988-09-06 (Creation)


Index; 4 pages

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Nora Womack, nee Baseel (1905-?) was born in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Saint Helens and moved to Portland in 1933 where she worked for the telephone company.

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Index. Womack discusses her parents coming to the Pacific Northwest from Lebanon in the late 19th century, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Saint Helens and the Portland, Oregon area, her work for the telephone company and her husband's work for the Jones Lumber Company, her childhood in Saint Helens, the Lebanese Ladies Society, other Lebanese cultural groups, Lebanese food, and how the independence of Lebanon affected the Lebanese community and the contemporary issues affecting Lebanon.

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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA)

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  • eng

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Oral history interview with Nora Womack, by Robert Gassner, 1988 September 6, SR 168, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

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