Marian Zak oral history interview, 2001  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Zak, Marian
Title
Marian Zak oral history interview
Dates
2001 (inclusive)
Quantity
.07 cubic feet (include 1 sound cassette)
Collection Number
5278 (Accession No. 5278-001)
Summary
Oral history with Zak, President of Junior Hadassah, Seattle chapter, 1948-1949 and a lifelong member of Herzl Conservative Congregation
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
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

President of Junior Hadassah, Seattle, Washington) chapter, 1948-1949 and a lifelong member of Herzl Conservative Congregation.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Oral history interview conducted by Doris Stiefel on Nov. 28, 2001; summary and transcript.

Zak discusses the Seattle Chapter of Junior Hadassah, describing the activities and members of this young Jewish women's organization in the 1940s. She describes some of the fundraising projects for Youth Aliyah and the Me'ir Shefeyah Children's Village in Palestine. She also mentions some of the senior advisors in Seattle, including Elsa Levinson, Rena Anches, and Hazel Cole. Both Sophomore Hadassah (for ages 18-25) and Senior Hadassah (for women over 25) are discussed.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

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

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State) --Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Zak, Marian--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Seattle Chapter
  • Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Seattle Chapter. Junior Hadassah
  • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Dept
  • Geographical Names :
  • Me'ir Shefeyah (Israel)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Stiefel, Doris J (creator)
    • 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)