Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State

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Manda Bekris

While the town of Manson, Washington, was reminiscent of her parents’ homes in Greece, hers was the only Greek family in the area.

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Lerian Reunion

And why are they smiling? They are smiling because on August 20, 2000, over 50 immigrants and their descendents from Leros attended their first gathering since the 1970s.

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Mary Dallas Smith, Eva Pelonis Tountas, and Cleo Dallas Blackstone

Imagine the aroma coming from a Greek or Italian family kitchen in the truck farming area of south Seattle.

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Zoye Marinopoulou

Could smart phones one day serve the same purpose for younger Greeks that the komboloi did for generations past? After all, in today’s world the komboloi is simply used for enjoyment or to help pass the time.

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Lazarus Politakis

On his first day of school when Lazarus Stylianos Politakis was hit in the head with a baseball bat he cried out for help in his native tongue. Someone said, “That sounds like Greek to me.”

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Zoye Fidler

How many ways can the heritage of Greeks in America be preserved and shared? Museums? Books? Oral histories? Photographs?

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Katheren Armatas

“Yesterdays are history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift of love, that is why it is called the present.”

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Georgia Nicon Madiba

Is it boubouniera? Or bomboniere? Perhaps bonboniere? What about boboniere? Or maybe bouboniera? Ah, yes also boubounniera. And not to be forgotten, bonbonniere. Having …

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Nick Nickolas

When Nick Nickolas was told by the superintendent that the guidance program was the conscience of the Kent School District, he knew he had found the right place to serve in his profession.

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Tony Adeline, Cleo Adeline Rumpakis, and Kathy Adeline

Combine the administrative, educational and organizational talents of three siblings and you have the history of Greeks in the Yakima Valley of Washington State.

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