“When World War II was on, and I was a teenager, I worked where they cleaned airplane engine parts. We knew we were doing something important, and helping the war effort.”

Miriam Hurley, Astoria

“It was kind of late summer – washing pumpkins. It was in Portland. He wanted them washed before they were sold. I enjoyed that.”

Rose Eichhorn, Astoria

“I worked at Disneyland between high school and college. In a restaurant. It was super fun!”

Sharon Waldman, Astoria

“Baling hay out in Knappa. It’s hard work. It’s fun.”

Tyler Collier, Warrenton

“Waitressing in Corvallis. Good friends, always had cash, and the time went by fast.”

Amy Kunz, Portland

   

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