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Colin Lamb and the history of Lamb’s Garden Home Thriftway

April 22, 2010 by Colin Lamb My Dad, Forrest Lamb, developed the first Lamb’s Thriftway in 1957 on the northeast section of the Garden Home intersection. Dad and his brother Robert had started a grocery business, Lamb Brothers Market, in … Continue reading

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Oscar and Mary Olson

Interviewed March 2010. Oscar and Mary Olson have retired to a lovely complex, Mary’s Woods in Lake Oswego. They have fond memories of Garden Home, a place where they raised their family. They lived most of the time at 7380 S.W. 77th in … Continue reading

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George and Mae Babbitt

Oral history interview done on Feb. 26, 2010 by Elaine Shreve George and Mae Babbitt moved to Garden Home in January of 1950. George served in the Army Air Force in WWII and moved to Oregon in a 1932 Ford … Continue reading

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