Henry Friedman photograph collection, 1993-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Friedman, Henry
Title
Henry Friedman photograph collection
Dates
1993-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
15 photographic prints (1 folder) ; sizes vary
Collection Number
PH1067
Summary
Collection includes images of Henry Friedman at event for Yom Ha'Shoah, at Holocaust Museum opening, and other events.
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

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Henry Friedman was born in 1928 in Brody, Poland (present day Ukraine). After Poland was invaded by Germany at the beginning of World War II, Friedman and his family were hidden by neighbors for 18 months and were liberated in March of 1944. Friedman immigrated to the United States in 1949, settling in Seattle. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1950 and upon his discharge, worked in the fashion jewelry business for 28 years. Henry Friedman founded the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center and was instrumental in helping establish the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes images of Henry Friedman and Washington Governor Mike Lowry at event for Yom Ha'Shoah, Henry Friedman at Holocaust Museum opening, and with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

View the digital version of the collection

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1  Washington Governor Mike Lowry and Henry Friedman shaking hands at event for Yom Ha'Shoah
Yom Ha'Shoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day, and is observed as Israel's day of commemoration for the Jews who perished in the Holocaust. It was inaugurated in 1953 in Israel and is a national memorial day there.
April 18, 1993
1 2  Washington Governor Mike Lowry and Henry Friedman embracing at event for Yom Ha'Shoah April 18, 1993
1 3  Cantor Joseph Frankel at podium during event for Yom Ha'Shoah; Rabbi David Rose on right. Sign on podium states that names of Holocaust victims are being read April 18, 1993
1 4  Henry Friedman receiving proclamation for the Mercer Island Council on Yom Ha'Shoah April 18, 1993
1 5  Henry Friedman and Superintendent of Public Instruction, Judith Billings, on Yom Ha'Shoah April 18, 1993
1 6  Henry Friedman and Superintendent of Public Instruction, Judith Billings, with Jacob Friedman and the 2nd Annual Creative Writing Contest winners at event for Yom Ha'Shoah April 18, 1993
1 7  Henry Friedman and Washington Governor Mike Lowry in front of the Holocaust memorial sculpture at the Mercer Island Jewish Community Center April 18, 1993
1 8  Left to right: Sandy Friedman, Debbie Benezra, and Henry Friedman at the United States Capitol Rotunda for Days of Remembrance event April 19, 1993
1 9  Henry Friedman at opening of Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. April 1993
1 10  Henry Friedman and Congressman Tom Foley at opening of Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. April 1993
1 11  Hillary Clinton, Sandy Friedman, and others at opening of Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. April 1993
1 12  Left to right: Henry Friedman, Rob Friedman, and Debbie Benezra at opening of Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. April 1993
1 13  Sandy and Henry Friedman with Pope John Paul II at Vatican commemoration of Yom Ha'Shoah; Henry Friedman is handing Pope a videotape April 7, 1994
1 14  Sandy Friedman shaking hands with Pope John Paul II, Henry Friedman in center
Color xerox
April 7, 1994
1 15  Portrait of Henry Friedman outdoors 2000

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)