Emilie B. Schwabacher oral history interview, 1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Schwabacher, Emilie B
Title
Emilie B. Schwabacher oral history interview
Dates
1982 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes (ca. 50 min. each); transcript: 22 pages
Collection Number
3403 (Accession No. 3403-001)
Summary
Interview of a Seattle Jewish community member who recalls her first impressions of Seattle and talks briefly about the family business and social life, and analyzes her daughter's acceptance of Christian Science.
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
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview conducted by Howard Droker on 26 May, 10 Jun and 15 Jun 1982.

Mrs. Schwabacher recalls her first impressions of Seattle in 1931, which she regarded as a large town, and its Jewish community. She describes her husband and Nathan Eckstein in some detail and talks briefly about the family business and social life. She remembers Rabbi Samuel Koch and the anti-Zionist issue in the community. Lastly, she analyzes her daughter's acceptance of Christian Science.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

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

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 :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--History
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Zionism--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Eckstein, Nathan, 1873-1945
  • Koch, Samuel, 1874-1944
  • Schwabacher, Emilie B.--Archives
  • Schwabacher, Morton L. (Morton Leo)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Schwabacher Bros. & Company (Seattle, Wash.)
  • 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)