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Northwest Vintage Radio Society

Our Next Radio Sale

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The next meeting of the NWVRS will be at the Abernethy Grange Hall at 15745 S
 Harley Ave in Oregon City on Saturday,  May 13th, 2017. The meeting starts at
 9:30 am and the tail gate party starts at 8:30.

Don’t forget to check the free table!

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Abernethy Grange Hall mapWhen you get off the I-205 freeway, be sure
 to stay in the right lane to take the exit.  If you miss it, there is a long drive before
 you can turn around.  Meetings are the second Saturdays of the month.

Monthly feature for March 2017: Crystal Radio Sets

Check out previous monthly features

Looking for the owners of this vintage Zenith Radio

Do you know someone who owned a radio like this:

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Click on the Zenith radio above to see the story that aired on KPTV

Will Barnett purchased this radio for $7.00 from an
elderly gentleman who lived at 109 NE Liberty
Avenue in Gresham, Oregon in about 1990. The
elderly gentlemen told Will that he obtained the
radio from a family of Japanese descent just
before they were interned at camp during WWII.

Records show that no neighbors of Japanese
descent lived on Liberty Avenue in the early
1940s.

Could the Japanese family have lived further away,
or could the elderly gentlemen lived elsewhere in
1942? The search is on for the missing family who
used to own this Zenith radio. 

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The Northwest Vintage Radio Society (NWVRS) is a 501(c)(3) educational membership
organization dedicated the preservation and enjoyment of vintage radios and antique wireless
equipment
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Contact us at: NWVRS@yahoo.com

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