Matilda Menashe oral history interview, 1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Menashe, Matilda
Matilda Menashe oral history interview
1982 (inclusive)
4 sound cassettes (60 minutes each); transcript
Collection Number
3445 (Accession No. 3445-001)
Tape-recorded interview in Ladino talking about the experience of immigration to the US in 1919, her activities for Israel and her husband's illness
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Fax: 206-543-1931
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English, Ladino

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Tape-recorded interview in Ladino by Leni LaMarche, with a translation on tape by L. LaMarche.

Mrs. Menashe grew up on the Island of Rhodes. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1919 and talks about the experience and the journey. Matilda talked about the ways she worked for Israel, the beginning of Congregation Machzikay Hadath, and her experience in becoming a United States Citizen. She also talked about how her husband's sickness in the last years of his life was helped by keeping busy making the traditional candy, lecume.

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Listen to the audio recording 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 :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Menashe, Matilda--Archives
  • Shapiro, Baruch, 1880-1970
  • Corporate Names :
  • Golden Age Club (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle
  • Machzikay Hadath Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • LaMarche, Leni (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)

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