Oral history interview with Herman Sarkowsky, 2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Interviewee
Sarkowsky, Herman, 1925-
Title
Oral history interview with Herman Sarkowsky
Dates
2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 sound cassette; Transcript: 15 pages
Collection Number
5486 (Accession No. 5486-001)
Summary
Tape recorded interview covering the years 1930 to 2000, taken on June 12, 2000; transcript The interview covers Herman Sarkowsky's origins in Germany, his immigration to the United States, and his family's relocation to Seattle
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

Special Media: 1 cassette audio tape

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview covering the years 1930 to 2000, taken on June 12, 2000; transcript

The interview covers Herman Sarkowsky's origins in Germany, his immigration to the United States, and his family's relocation to Seattle. The body of the interview deals with Sarkowsky's entry into the construction business, first in Oakland, then in Tacoma and Seattle, and then it moves to the creation of his Venture Capital business. He also comments about his role in the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle and the AIPAC of which he is a board member. He closes with comments about his wife, Faye, and her influence on his activities.

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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 rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Sarkowsky, Herman, 1925---Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Stephen F., 1930- (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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