Danz family papers, 1905-1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Danz family
Title
Danz family papers
Dates
1905-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
.28 cubic foot
Collection Number
2688 (Accession No. 2688-001)
Summary
Records of motion picture theater chain owners of Seattle, Washington documnting the growth of the chain
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
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John Danz (d. 1961) founded the Sterling Theaters in the 1920s. His wife Jessie (Mohr) Danz, 1889-1973, was active in the Jewish Welfare Society, later renamed Jewish Family and Child Service. Caroline Danz (a daughter-law) was in charge of a dramatic presentaiton celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Jewish Family and Child Service in 1972.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Note, file cards, reports, programs, clippings, financial records, ephemera notebook (1905-1965), and photographs (1972).

Collection documents the growth of the Danz (John and Jessie) theater chain and the family's charitable bequests.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Motion picture theaters--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Danz family--Archives
  • Danz, Jessie, 1889-1973
  • Danz, John, d. 1961
  • Corporate Names :
  • Jewish Family and Child Service (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Welfare Society (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Sterling Theatres Inc
  • Other Creators :
    • 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)