Joseph Gluck photograph collection, 1950s-1970s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Gluck, Joseph, 1872-1978
Joseph Gluck photograph collection
1950s-1970s (inclusive)
42 photographic prints (1 box)
Collection Number
Photographs of Joseph Gluck with politicians, Jewish National Fund events, and political gatherings.
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Joseph Gluck was born in 1882 in what is now Poland. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1904, eventually becoming a diamond merchant. Gluck was a lifetime member of the Washington State Young Democrats. He was finance chairman of the King County Democratic Committee for six years and from ca. 1952-1964 was Washington's representative to the Democratic National Committee. He was a delegate to the 1960 National Convention and a member of JFK's inaugural committee. Gluck was also active in the Seattle Jewish Community, and a member of B'nai B'rith Lodge 503, president of the Seattle District of the Zionist Organization of America and board member of the Jewish National Fund. He died in 1978.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs of Joseph Gluck with various politicians, Hubert Humphrey, President John Kennedy, Governor Albert Rosseillini, Senator Warren Magnuson, Senator Henry Jackson at events such as the Joe Gluck Woman of the Year award. Also include portraits and one caricature.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives

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Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Photographs--Specimens
  • Politicians--United States--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Gluck, Joseph, 1882-1978--Archives
  • Gluck, Joseph, 1882-1978--Photographs
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Photographs
  • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)