Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about growing up, his new life in Portland, Oregon. Interview 7.

Recorded September 6, 2020 Archived September 6, 2020 59:25 minutes
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Jenny Rask Interviews father Gene Rask about growing up in Butte, Montana and his family's move to Portland, Oregon to find new opportunity for their families. First impressions on their arrival to Portland, Oregon during WWII from Butte, Montana which was considered a 'dying city' in 1942. Gene talks about his new house, school and integrating into his new life in Portland. Being Lebanese in a new community and his experience as a stand out fair skinned Lebanese boy. Interview 7.


  • Gene Rask
  • Jenny Rask

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