Lydia Angel oral history interview, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Angel, Lydia
Lydia Angel oral history interview
1971 (inclusive)
1 sound cassette (ca. 40 min.)
Collection Number
1565 (Accession No. 1565-001)
Interview of Seattle Jewish community member who discusses her life and her husband's business
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Born in Odessa in 1885, Lydia Angel was married, had 3 children, and was living in Crimea before she emigrated from her homeland. Her husband was operating a laundry business at the time and she came to the United States to visit her parents and her brothers and sisters. After staying in New York for 3 months, she followed her parents to Seattle where they had already settled. Her father was in the tailor business and eventually opened his own shop. She and her husband and children also settled in Seattle and her husband was a tailor from then on. Lydia Angel belonged to the Free Loan Society, the Workman's Circle, and to other similar Jewish organizations.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview.

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Listen to the audio recording of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

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Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Angel, Lydia--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)