Jack D. Levy oral history interview, 1991  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Levy, Jack D
Title
Jack D. Levy oral history interview
Dates
1991 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes; transcript: 49 pages
Collection Number
4324 (Accession No. 4324-001)
Summary
Tape-recorded interview of a Sephardic Jew, Seattle discussing the struggles of getting to America, and tells how and why the family got into the fishing industry
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

Mr. Levy's father was the third Sephardic Jew to come to Seattle. His mother came to Seattle to be married, and was taken in by Rabbi Genss and his wife.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape-recorded interview conducted by Adina Russak on 7/15/91.

Levy relates the struggles of getting to America. He also tells how and why the family got into the fishing industry.

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.

Restrictions on Use

Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Fish trade--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jewish women--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews, Turkish--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Levy, Jack D.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • City Fish (Firm)
  • Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood
  • Water Front Fish Co
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Emigration and immigration
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Russak, Adina (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)
    • 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)