Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Barney Keep Collection, 1935-2000

Biographical Information

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Barney Keep entered Oregon State in 1936 to study forestry. In addition to playing on the freshman football team, Keep also was involved with the college radio station, KOAC. Graduating in 1942, Keep went on to host the KEX morning radio show out of Portland from 1944 to 1979. He died in 2000.


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