"The Jewish Community in Seattle" paper, 1942  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Winston, Marjorie Fisher
"The Jewish Community in Seattle" paper
1942 (inclusive)
1 vertical file
Collection Number
6130 (Accession No. 6130-001)
Paper by Marjorie Fisher Winston about the diverse Seattle Jewish community
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
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Seattle, WA
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Marjorie Fisher Winston was the daughter of Frederick V. Fisher of Seattle. She was born in 1921. Marjorie attended Mills College in Oakland, California. At Mills, she won the Ardella Mills Prize for Literary Composition for the paper contained in this collection. She married George Winston. Marjorie Fisher died at the age of 24, in Seattle in 1945.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Paper titled "The Jewish Community in Seattle" written by Marjorie Fisher Winston for Sociology 11a at Mills College (dated 17 January 1942). The paper describes Seattle's Jewish community, and analyzes the differences and relationships between Seattle Jews based on their country of origin, religious practices, and social class and level of education.

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Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Winston, Marjorie Fisher, 1921-1945--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Essays
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington),   host institution (creator)

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