Robert L. Block oral history interview and ephemera, 1949-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Block, Robert L., 1922-
Robert L. Block oral history interview and ephemera
1949-2000 (inclusive)
2 sound cassettes (60 minutes); Transcript: 18 pages
Collection Number
5448 (Accession No. 5448-001)
Tape recorded interview with Seattle Jewish community member Robert J. Block from August 1, 2000, and ephemera.
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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Special Media: 2 cassette audio tapes


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

President Temple De Hirsch, Seattle, 1964-1965 Born Chicago, Ill. Oct. 7th, 1922 to Julia and Hugo Block. Attended U. of Illinois in accounting. Married Marian Friedman in 1944.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview covering the years 1940-2000, taken on August 1, 2000; transcript, photographs of Robert Block, biographical sketch, photocopies of degree in accounting, certificates, and awards, bound volume of Temple de Hirsch-Sinai publication "Temple Tidings" for 1964-1965

Mr. Block discusses his professional work as a Certified Public Accountant in a major Seattle firm, his service on the Washington State Board of Accountancy and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and his accomplishments with Temple de Hirsch Sinai as board member and president, as well as the Kline Galland Home as board member and president.

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Alternative Forms Available

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

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Esfeld, Sol
  • Friedenberg, Dave
  • Friedman, Samuel
  • Gortler, Joshua H., 1936-
  • Lighter, Jake
  • Mosler, George
  • Starin, Ed
  • Stiefel, Ernest
  • Corporate Names :
  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
  • Seattle Trust and Savings
  • Sellen Construction
  • Temple de Hirsch Sinai (Seattle, Wash.)
  • United States. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Washington (State). Board of Accountancy
  • Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Stephen (creator)
    • Block, Robert L., 1922- (creator)
    • 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)