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Remembering Gerry Frank

September 21, 1923 to March 13, 2022 We were sorry to learn of Gerry Frank’s passing on March 13, 2022, aged 98. Gerry was born on September 21, 1923 in Portland to Aaron and Ruth Frank. They lived in SW … Continue reading

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Veterans of Garden Home

These stories were collected from veterans attending our May 17, 2014 event at the Garden Home Recreation Center celebrating Armed Forces Day (click here to see all the photos from that event) and our November 10, 2018 event celebrating Veteran’s Day … Continue reading

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Aaron Frank Farm

Aaron M. Frank bought property out in the country in the early 1920s so he would have adequate land for his family’s horses near the Oregon Electric Railroad line, where a loading dock facilitated the easy transportation of his show … Continue reading

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Hunt Club and Riding Academies

The Portland Hunt Club, Portland Riding Academy, Nicol Riding Academy and Aaron Frank’s stables were all within touching distance of each other, so they will be covered together.  So you can tell who the ‘interviewees’ are, so to speak, Don … Continue reading

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Aaron Frank home article in Sunset Magazine, 1929

This article, “A Gray-Shingled Home in the West”, was published in Sunset magazine in February 1929. This is a fascinating story of the Frank home, the decor and the lifestyle. Used with written permission from Sunset magazine, Sunset Publishing Corporation, Lorraine … Continue reading

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Gerry Frank

By Gerry Frank, 2010 Our family home was in southwest Portland on the corner of St. Clair Street and Kings Court near the Council Crest Bridge. I attended Ainsworth Elementary and Lincoln High School, but we spent our summers in … Continue reading

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