Oral history interview with Herbert M. Bridge, 2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Bridge, Herbert M., 1925-
Oral history interview with Herbert M. Bridge
2000 (inclusive)
2 sound cassettes (150 minutes); Transcript: 25 pages
Collection Number
5458 (Accession No. 5458-001)
Tape recorded interview discussing his family, jewelry business service for the US Navy and University of Washington; transcript and biographical information
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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Special Media: 2 cassette audio tapes


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Tape recorded interview covering the years 1900-2000, taken on March 30, 2000; transcript, biographical information

Mr. Bridge talks about his family history, his life in Seattle, his family's jewelry business and his service for the U.S. Navy during World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War. He talks about his time at the University of Washington, meeting his wife Shirley, and beginning work with his father at Ben Bridge Jewelers. Mr Bridge describes his community involvement with such organizations as the Downtown Seattle Association, and the Community Chest, the predecessor to United Way.

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Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

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Creator's rights have been 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 :
  • Bridge, Herbert M., 1925- --Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Ben Bridge Jewelers
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Temple De Hirsch Sinai (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Robbins, Arnold B.,1928- (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State 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)