Esther Rickles Weis King oral history interview, 1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

King, Esther Rickles Weis, 1892-
Esther Rickles Weis King oral history interview
1973 (inclusive)
1 sound cassette
Collection Number
3489 (Accession No. 3489-001)
Tape recorded interview of Seattle Jewish community member discussing her mother's activity in assisting new immigrants and her employment
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The Rickles came to Seattle in 1981. King's brother is Julius Rickles

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape-recorded interview conducted by Jeanette Schrieber.

Reminiscence of Mrs. King read by Jeanette Schrieber with elaboration by Mrs. King. King comments on her mother's considerable activity in assisting new immigrants and on the role of Rabbi H. Gens of Bikur Cholim. She also discusses the New York Bakery, her employment as a cook for Washington Elementary school, and her brother P. Allen Rickles.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

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

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State) --Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State) --Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Genss, Hirsch
  • King, Esther Rickles Weis, 1892- --Interviews
  • Rickles, Julius
  • Rickles, P. Allen (Pincus Allen), 1895-
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.)
  • New York Bakery (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Washington Elementary School (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Schrieber, Jeanette (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)