Henry Butler oral history interview, 2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Butler, Henry, 1921-
Henry Butler oral history interview
2000 (inclusive)
1 sound cassette (ca. 57 min); transcript: 13 leaves; 2 photographs
Collection Number
5339 (Accession No. 5339-001)
Oral history interview with a Seattle businessman and Jewish community member
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

Seattle businessman.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Henry Butler speaks of his early life in Germany, his early years in the U.S., and his experience in U.S. Army Intelligence. He tells about the Seattle community starting in 1947, the establishment and development of Temple Beth Am, and the Jewish community of Seattle. He speaks of his work with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the American Jewish Committee.

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

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Butler, Henry, 1921- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Temple Beth Am (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Union of American Hebrew Congregations
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Judith R., 1933- (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)