"The Jews in Seattle" essay, circa 1925-1926  PDF

Overview of the Collection

"The Jews in Seattle" essay
circa 1925-1926 (inclusive)
1 folder
Collection Number
6122 (Accession No. 6122-001)
An essay on the Jewish community in 1920s Seattle
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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This is a photocopy of a typed essay that was likely written in the mid-1920s. The writer, who is unknown, interviews Hiram Stafford (Principcal of the Pacific School), and Dr. Samuel Koch (Rabbhi of Temple de Hirsch), Rabbi Simon Winograd (Congregation Birkur Cholim), and Nessim "Sam" Alhadeff (Palace Fish Company). The writer also interviews many anonymous sources about the Jewish experience in Seattle and the United States. The writer was not Jewish and presents an outsider's view of the Jews in Seattle. The essay includes valuable information on the programs and schedules of various synogogues, as well as detailed descriptions of the buildings. Also discussed are Jewish neighborhoods, businesses, and organizations and services.

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Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Essays
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington), (host institution)

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