Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle Photograph Collection, circa 1950s-1960s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle
Title
Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle Photograph Collection
Dates
circa 1950s-1960s (inclusive)
Quantity
18 photographic prints (1 box)
Collection Number
PH0093
Summary
Portraits of celebrities collected by the Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle and the 1991Washington Association of Jewish Communities Annual Conference
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

Collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle was established in 1926 as Seattle Jewish Fund, and later became Federated Jewish Fund (1936), Federated Jewish Fund & Council of Seattle (1950), Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle (1966), and Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (1973).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of photographs of famous personalities. Some of the photos were apparently published in the group's newspaper. Others may have been used in publicity for the organization's fund-raising activities.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Publicity and Press PhotosReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1
Charles Collingwood
circa 1950s-1960s
1 2-5
Nina Foch
circa 1950s-1960s
1 6 circa 1950s-1960s
1 7
Jean-Pierre Lumont
circa 1950s-1960s
1 8 circa 1950s-1960s
1 9
Roberta Peters
circa 1950s-1960s
1 10
Philadelphia String Quartet
circa 1950s-1960s
1 11
Right Reverend James A. Pike
circa 1950s-1960s
1 12
Major General Stychak Rabin
circa 1950s-1960s
1 13
Washington Governor Dixy Lee Ray with Representative John O'Brien, Barry Ernstoff, Craig Sternberg, and others at signing of Substitute House Bill 798 into law
SBH 798 related to anti-discrimination in business.Barry Ernstoff was the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle Community Relations Committee Chairman.
1977

Washington Association of Jewish Communities Annual ConferenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
2 14-18
Attendees sitting at tables with paperwork
1991

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Celebrities--20th century--Photographs
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Foch, Nina--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Philadelphia String Quartet--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Publicity photographs
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Federated Jewish Fund & Council of Greater Seattle (collector)