Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 1, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 1, Side 2


Victor Atiyeh served as governor of Oregon from 1979-1987. This is one part of an oral history interview that was originally recorded on over 60 cassette tapes by the Oregon Historical Society. It is accompanied by a typed transcript. This portion covers: His early childhood; elementary school; visiting Syria with his family at age six, late 1920s; working as a newspaper boy; working part-time at a department store; how his family experienced the Great Depression; the Atiyeh Bros. family carpet business; Portland in the 1930s.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




The original recording and transcript of this oral history are in collection SR 1135, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library


Hansen, Clark