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Oral history interview with Sherma Norris, by Robert Gassner
- 1988-08-26 (Creation)
online resource (2 audio files (54 min., 49 sec.) + Index (1 PDF file)
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Sherma Shaar Jwayad Norris (1914-1997) was born in Portland, Oregon.
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In this interview conducted by Robert J. Gassner on August 26th, 1988, Sherma Sharr Jwayad Norris talks about her family background, her early life and the Syrian and Lebanese communities in Portland, Oregon, including the Syrian Star Society, which later became the Syrian-Lebanese Social Club.
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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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Oral history interview with Sherma Norris, by Robert Gassner, 1988 August 26, SR 169, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
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Photograph discussed in the interview can be found at: Separated materials: 1 B&W photograph, ca. 1930, of Syrian Star Society gathering at the Society's clubhouse at SE 62 Francis, Portland, Oregon. Photo file #1278-88.