Will Barnett purchased this radio for $7.00 from an
elderly gentleman who lived at 109 NE Liberty
Avenue in Gresham, Oregon in about 1990. The
elderly gentlemen told Will that he obtained the
radio from a family of Japanese descent just
before they were interned at camp during WWII.
Records show that no neighbors of Japanese
descent lived on Liberty Avenue in the early
Could the Japanese family have lived further away,
or could the elderly gentlemen lived elsewhere in
1942? The search is on for the missing family who
used to own this Zenith radio.