Fannie Coe oral history interview and papers, circa 1939-1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Coe, Fannie
Title
Fannie Coe oral history interview and papers
Dates
circa 1939-1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 sound cassette plus 7 items
Collection Number
2988
Summary
Oral history of a Jewish family that fled China during the first part of the 20th century
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Fannie Coe's father, Aaron Shifrin, fled Harbin, China, in 1915, leaving a prosperous lumber business. Fannie and her mother sailed the following year, meeting Mr. Shifrin in Seattle. David Coe was born at Longbranch, Washington.

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Accession No. 2988-001: Fannie Coe oral history interview, 1979Return to Top

1 sound cassette; 2 items

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview (28 June 1979), interviewed by Meta Kaplan; telephoned addenda notes to interview; photograph. Discusses father's upward mobility through business and real estate ventures in Seattle and mentions members of the Seattle Jewish community who befriended the Shifrins. David Coe discusses White Man's Cove and Home Colony and his father's career in the fur business in Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by David and Fannie Coe, 6/28/1979.

Description
Fannie Coe oral history interview

Accession No. 2988-002: Fannie Coe papers, circa 1939Return to Top

5 items

Scope and Content: Photo, program, clipping (xerox copies).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Fannie Coe, 5/16/1979.

Description
Fannie Coe papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Immigrants--China
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Coe, Fannie--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913- (creator)
    • Gotsfeld, Bessie
    • Shifrin, Aaron
    • Strongen, Yenta
    • Corporate Names :
    • San Francisco Fur Co., Seattle
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • White Man's Cove and Home Colony

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)