Jerome and Dorothy Becker photograph collection, circa 1940s-1980s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Becker, Jerome
Jerome and Dorothy Becker photograph collection
circa 1940s-1980s (inclusive)
47 photographs, 19 slides, 17 negatives, and 2 contact sheets (1 folder)
Collection Number
Photographs, slides, and negatives of classes, groups, and activities at Congregation Beth Shalom, Herzl Conservative Congregation, and other Jewish organizations in which Jerome and Dorothy Becker were involved
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

Jewish community leaders Dorothy and Jerome Becker were founding members (1968) of Congregation Beth Shalom, a Conservative Jewish synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue of America. Both Dorothy and Jerome served as President of the Congregation--Jerome c. 1970-1972 and Dorothy c. 1977-80. Jerome was also Vice-President from 1969-1970 and Treasurer c. 1968 and c. 1982. Dorothy was a member of the Board of Directors c. 1982 and c. 1989, served as President of the Beth Shalom Sisterhood c. 1972, and as Vice-President--Administration of the Pacific Northwest Branch of the Women's League For Conservative Judaism c. 1969-1970.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Slides from the Food Fair at UCC, contact sheets for 35mm negatives of an unidentified event, and photographs of groups (including confirmation classes, school classes, and board members at Herzl Conservative Congregation) and activities (including food fairs and Rabbi Stone's Installation Dinner) at Congregation Beth Shalom, as well as Herzl Conservative Congregation and other Jewish organizations. Many of the people in the photographs are identified.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries but not all materials were made by creator.

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Photographs--Specimens
  • Personal Names :
  • Becker, Dorothy--Archives
  • Becker, Jerome--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Beth Shalom (Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Becker, Dorothy, (creator)

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  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)

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