Eva Goldberg papers, 1873-1988  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Goldberg, Eva, 1913-
Title
Eva Goldberg papers
Dates
1873-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes plus 1 transcript, 1 vertical file, and 2 items
Collection Number
3777
Summary
Oral history interview with Eva Goldberg about her family, the Charlet family, giving some details about Jewish life in Centralia and the family's later move to Olympia. The collection also includes an autobiography of Eva Goldberg's husband, Alan E. Goldberg and a written history of Temple Beth Hatfiloh (Olympia).
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
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Languages
English


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Accession No. 3777-001: Eva Goldberg oral history interview, 1986Return to Top

2 sound cassettes; transcript: 42 pages

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview conducted by Mildred Rosenbaum, 6/17/86, with transcript.

Mrs. Goldberg tells about her family, the Charlet family, giving some details about Jewish life in Centralia. After marrying one of the sons of Jacop Goldberg, Alan, of Olympia, she moved to Olympia. She traces the Goldberg family from North Dakota to Washington and talks about the Jewish community and how observant Jews managed to get Kosher meat and about the Olympia synagogue and Jewish education for the children. She discusses the Depression years and the anti-semitic activities of the Silver Shirts who had an encampment near Olympia. She talks of Jewish participation in Fort Lewis and at Evergreen College and relationships with the Jewish staff there. She describes the family home on Hood Canal to which all the various Goldberg families come in summer and for Passover and other family events.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Eva Goldberg, 6/17/1986.

Description
Eva Goldberg oral history interview

Accession No. 3777-002: Eva Goldberg papers, 1899-1950Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Autobiography of Alan Goldberg (photocopy), photocopied photographs, and legal documents.

Autobiography of Eva Goldberg's husband, Alan E. Goldberg, and photocopied papers of Alan Goldberg's father, Jacob Goldberg. Jacob and Alan Goldberg established the Goldberg Furniture Company in Olympia.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Eva Goldberg, 6/1/1986.

Description
Eva Goldberg papers

Accession No. 3777-003: Eva Goldberg papers, 1873-1988Return to Top

2 items

Scope and Content: History of Temple Beth Hatfiloh (1988), list of historical features for Olympia Jewish community (1873-1937).

Booklet, "History of Temple Beth Hatfiloh [Olympia]: the First Fifty Years 1938-1988" by Eva Goldberg.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Eva Goldberg, 4/12/1990.

Description
Eva Goldberg papers

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Centralia
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Centralia--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Olympia
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Olympia--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Golberg, Alan
  • Goldberg family
  • Goldberg, Eva, 1913- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Evergreen State College
  • Silver Shirt Legion of America. Washington State Division
  • Temple Beth Hatfiloh (Olympia, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Goldberg, Alan E (creator)
    • Goldberg, Jacob (creator)
    • Rosenbaum, Mildred Hardin (creator)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)