Irving Anches oral history interview, 1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Anches, Irving, 1909-
Title
Irving Anches oral history interview
Dates
1981 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes (ca. 75 minutes)
Collection Number
3219 (Accession No. 3219-001)
Summary
Oral history interview of a Seattle Jewish community member in which he describes his parents' experiences in Eastern Europe and how a 1906 program in their city of Ekaterinaslav led to immigration. The family came to Seattle in 1907, Irving was born 1909, and then they moved to Tacoma for a few years before finally settling in Seattle in 1916. Mr. Anches talks about his father's businesses, from peddling to second hand clothing stores to military surplus stores following World War I. Irving and his father began buying real estate in 1936 and Mr. Anches speaks of his successes. He also speaks of his own religious education and his family's devotion to Bikur Cholim 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

Seattle Jewish community member.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview conducted by Howard Droker and Meta Buttnick.

Mr. Anches describes his parents' experiences in Eastern Europe and how a 1906 program in their city of Ekaterinaslav led to immigration. The family came to Seattle in 1907, Irving was born 1909, and then they moved to Tacoma for a few years before finally settling in Seattle in 1916. Mr. Anches talks about his father's businesses, from peddling to second hand clothing stores to military surplus stores following World War I. Irving and his father began buying real estate in 1936 and Mr. Anches speaks of his successes. He also speaks of his own religious education and his family's devotion to Bikur Cholim Congregation.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Listen to the audio recording 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 :
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews, Eastern European--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Anches, Irving, 1909- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913- (creator)
    • Droker, Howard (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)