Sara Efron papers and oral history interview, 1932-1987  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Efron, Sara
Title
Sara Efron papers and oral history interview
Dates
1932-1987 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.00 cubic foot plus 2 cassettes and 1 transcript
Collection Number
2535
Summary
Oral history with Sara Efron, a Jewish American, as well as records collected relating to B'nai B'rith Women, Seattle Chapter and Pacific Northwest Chapter; the Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Seattle Chapter; and the Jewish Federation and Council Of Greater Seattle Women's Division.
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

Sara Efron was born in 1909 to Yiddish-speaking Russian Jewish émigrés living in New York City tenements. Her family later moved to Seattle where Sara helped in her father’s junk business and her mother’s work resettling Jewish immigrants. In 1930, she married Max Efron; Sara then spent time with her husband and children in Baltimore, Los Angeles, and again in Seattle, where she worked for Jewish and social justice causes.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes, membership records, reports, speeches and writings, newsletters, programs, financial records, subject series. Primarily includes records of B'nai B'rith Women, Seattle Chapter and Pacific Northwest Chapter. Other records document Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Seattle Chapter and the Jewish Federation and Council Of Greater Seattle Women's Division. Also includes an oral history interview.

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

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2535-001: Sara Efron oral history interview, 1975Return to Top

2 cassettes (90 min.); transcript: 40 pp.

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Meta Kaplan and Adina Russak on 9 Jun 1975; transcript.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sara Efron, 6/9/1975.

Accession No. 2535-002: Sara Efron papers, 1932-1987 (bulk 1950-1987)Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, membership records, reports, speeches and writings, newsletters, programs, financial records, subject series. Primarily includes records of B'nai B'rith Women, Seattle Chapter and Pacific Northwest Chapter. Other records document Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Seattle Chapter and the Jewish Federation and Council Of Greater Seattle Women's Division.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sara Efron., ½8/1991.

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: B'nai B'rith Women, Seattle Chapter
1950-1987
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2535-002
Organizational Features
1965
1/2 2535-002
General Correspondence
1977, undated
1/3 2535-002
General Correspondence re: Ad Book
1969-1971
1/4 2535-002
General Correspondence re: Seattle/Cascade Merger
1975-1976
1/5 2535-002
Minutes
1973-1977
1/6 2535-002
Membership Records
1954-1970
1/7 2535-002
Reports
1975-1976
1/8 2535-002
Speeches and Writings
1975-1976
1/9 2535-002
Newsletters
1950-1987
1/10 2535-002
News Releases
1980-1987
1/11 2535-002
Notes
1955
1/12 2535-002
Financial Records
1964-1970
1/13-14 2535-002
Programs - Donor Lunches
1954-1971
1/15 2535-002
Certificates
1975-1978
1/16 2535-002
Clippings
1965-1987
1/17-18 2535-002
Subject Series: School Volunteer Program
1966-1968
1/19 2535-002
Subject Series: Russian Resettlement Program
1975
1/20 2535-002
Subject Series: Women's Plea for Soviet Jewry
1978
1/21 2535-002
Miscellany
1952, undated
1/22 2535-002
Ephemera
1965, 1977
Series 2: B'nai B'rith Women, Pacific Northwest Chapter
1950-1969
Box/Folder Accession
1/23 2535-002
General Correspondence
1966-1969
1/24 2535-002
Minutes
1950-1969
1/25 2535-002
Reports
1952, 1954
1/26 2535-002
Membership Records
1954-1955
Series 3: B'nai B'rith, Greater Seattle
1976-1977, 1983
Box/Folder Accession
1/27 2535-002
B'nai B'rith
1975-1977, 1983
1/28 2535-002
B'nai B'rith - Anti-Defamation League
1977
Series 4: Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Seattle Chapter
1960-1965
Box/Folder Accession
1/29 2535-002
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Seattle Chapter
1960-1965
Series 5: Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle, Women's Division
1967-1969
Box/Folder Accession
1/30 2535-002
Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle, Women's Division
1967-1969
Series 6: Personal Papers
1932, 1976
Box/Folder Accession
1/31 2535-002
Subject Series - Seattle Action for Soviet Jewry
1977, undated
1/32 2535-002
Speeches and Writings of Barney Shain
1932, undated
1/33 2535-002
Newsletters - Zionist Organization of America
1976

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Women, Jewish--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Efron, Sara--Archives
  • Efron, Sara--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle Action for Soviet Jewry
  • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
  • Women's Plea for Soviet Jewry
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Shain, Barney (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • B'nai B'rith Women. Pacific Northwest Chapter (creator)
    • B'nai B'rith Women. Seattle Chapter No. 647 (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • B'nai B'rith. Greater Seattle Lodge 3003 (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Brandeis University. National Women's Committee. Seattle Chapter (creator)
    • Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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