Arnold B. Robbins oral history interview, 2002  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Robbins, Arnold B., 1928-
Arnold B. Robbins oral history interview
2002 (inclusive)
2 sound cassettes (ca. 75 min); transcript: 24 leaves; 1 photograph
Collection Number
5343 (Accession No. 5343-001)
Oral history interview with a Jewish community member, born in 1928 in Seattle, Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Jewish community member, born in 1928 in Seattle, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The interview concerns Mr. Robbins' recollections of his childhood neighborhood on Cherry Street, near 27th Avenue. The interview covers the stores, Madrona Theater, the Shul, and Temple de Hirsch. Robbins recalls such persons as his father, grandfather (Abraham Steinberg), the shoe repairman, and institutions, such as Talmud Torah.

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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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Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Robbins, Arnold B., 1928- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Madrona Theatre (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Talmud Torah Hebrew School
  • Temple de Hirsch (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Stephen F., 1930- (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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