Oral history interview with Sydney Abrams, 2012  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Abrams, Sydney A., 1927-
Title
Oral history interview with Sydney Abrams
Dates
2012 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 compact disks and 1 vertical file
Collection Number
5806 (Accession No. 5806-001)
Summary
Oral history interview of Sydney Abrams
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

Sydney Abrams was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1927, and attended the Seattle Talmud Torah Hebrew school. In 1947 he served as a volunteer seaman in a clandestine operation to transport Holocaust survivors and refugees to Palestine. Abrams was one of three Seattleites to participate in the operation organized by the Haganah Palestine Jewish underground. He was married to the painter Maria Frank Abrams.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

2 CDs containing .WAV files, and 1 transcript, for oral history interview conducted by Susan Weingarten and Doris Steifel on February 8, 2012.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Abrams, Sydney A., 1927---Interviews
  • Other Creators :
    • 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)