Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State

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John and Joann Nicon

TWO FOR THE MUSEUM Since 2009, John and Joann Nicon have been conducting video interviews with Greeks and Greek-Americans in Washington State. With the …

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Nick Cosmakos

THE FLYING EDUCATOR Nick Cosmakos’ aviation career really began at 16 years of age when his parents gave him a $200 gift certificate to …

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THREE PERSPECTIVES

OUR GREEK HERITAGE THREE PERSPECTIVES The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State held a panel discussion on October 14, 2018, at the Greek Orthodox …

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Mike and Dora Christofilis

THEY NEVER LOOKED BACK As the youngest and second youngest of two large families, Mike and Dora Christofilis are committed to their American ways …

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Andrea Topetzes Mann

‘HER FATHER CALLED HER DASCALA From the time she was a young child, Andrea Topetzes Mann loved to “play school.” The benefit of education …

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John J. Franks

THE GENTLEMAN FROM BELLINGHAM John J. Franks was born in Bellingham, Washington, on July 24, 1929, where he attended both high school and college. …

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Sisters Mary Lou Barton and Joanne Zarkades contribute innumerable hours to their church, not out of obligation but, just like their mother, it is just part of who they are.

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Rakus Family

As Tommy Rakus’ family came from Roumeli, tin carthia tis Elathas (the heart of Greece), his passion for all things Greek originates not from the food, the dancing or the language but from his heart.

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Maria and Christos Govetas

When Maria and Christos Govetas immigrated to the United States in 1978, the opportunities for education and successful careers were far beyond their dreams.

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Christos Manzieris

Although Christos Manzieris did not follow his chosen profession when he came to Seattle, Washington, he was able to use his knowledge and teaching …

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