Samuel Stroum oral history interview, 1983  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Stroum, Samuel, 1921-2001
Samuel Stroum oral history interview
1983 (inclusive)
4 sound cassettes (3 hrs. 40 min.); transcript: 98 pages
Collection Number
3519 (Accession No. 3519-001)
Oral history of Jewish philanthropist of Seattle, Washington
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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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Jewish philanthropist

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview conducted by Howard Droker on 11 Aug 1983.

Stroum, Seattle's leading Jewish philanthropist, describes his early life in Waltham, Mass., his Army Air Corps career in World War II, and his business career. He talks about his involvement in the Jewish Federation beginning in 1967 and his leadership role in the JCC financial crisis of 1982. Finally, he discusses his other activities, particularly with the University of Washington's Jewish Studies, University Hospital, and the President's Club.

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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 literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State) --Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State) --Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Stroum, Samuel, 1921-2001--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Jewish Studies Program
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
  • University of Washington. Hospital
  • University of Washington. President's Club
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Droker, Howard (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • 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)