Oral history interviews with Arthur Siegal, 1981-1987, 2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Siegal, Arthur, 1919-2014
Title
Oral history interviews with Arthur Siegal
Dates
1981-1987, 2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 sound cassettes; 2 transcripts; 3 curriculum vitaes, 2 photographs
Collection Number
3865
Summary
Tape recorded interview of Boeing employee and Seattle Jewish community member discussing his career and his involvement in community affairs
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Arthur Siegal was born and raised in Las Vegas, New Mexico, was educated at the University of Denver in Colorado, and came to Seattle in the early 1940s to work at Boeing. He established his own business named Selo Electric, was director of facilities for Group Health Cooperative, and also served as executive director for Temple De Hirsch Sinai. He was also very involved with the Jewish community in Seattle.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Accession 3865-001: First tape-recorded interview conducted by Leatrice Kraft on 4/17/1987. Original accession also includes a curriculum vitae (1987) and a transcript of a Group Health Oral History interview (1981).

Siegal discusses his career which encompasses his years at Boeing, the establishment of his own business, Selo Electric, and his years of directorship at Group Health and Temple de Hirsch-Sinai. His involvement in community affairs is far reaching in both the Jewish and Gentile community. He has served on many boards, including Group Health, Temple de Hirsch-Sinai, Jewish Federation, Seattle Community College, Anti-Defamation League and B'nai Brith and many others, both communal and professional. Mr. Siegal comments on changes within these organizations through the years that he was involved.

Accession 3865-002: Second tape-recorded interview conducted by Stephen F. Adler on 11/22/2000. This addition also includes a personal and a professional and 2 photographs.

Arthur Siegal discusses the period from his time from his early life in Las Vegas, New Mexico through his move to Seattle and his life in the Washington State Jewish community. The principal topics include Siegal's business activities and his roles in Kline Galland, Temple de Hirsch-Sinai, Jewish Federation, and other organizations. He also talks about his activities in the larger community at Seattle Community College, and the Governor's Affirmative Action Advisory Council.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Group Health allows copying of its interview transcript.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3865-001: Oral history interview with Arthur Siegal, 1987Return to Top

2 cassette tapes; transcript; curriculum vitae.

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview conducted by Leatrice Kraft, 4/17/87, with transcript. Curriculum Vitae, 1987; transcript of Group Health Oral History interview, 1981. Transcript summary: Arthur Siegal, born and reared in Las Vegas, New Mexico, educated at the University in Denver, Colorado, came to Seattle in the early 1940s to work at Boeing. Mr. Siegal discusses his career which encompasses his years at Boeing, the establishment of his own business, Selo Electric, and his years of directorship at Group Health and Temple de Hirsch-Sinai. His involvement in community affairs is far reaching in both the Jewish and Gentile community. He has served on many boards, including Group Health, Temple de Jirsch-Sinai, Jewish Federation, Seattle Community College, Anti-Defamation League and B'nai Brith and many others, both communal and professional. Mr. Siegal comments on changes within these organizations through the years that he was involved.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. Group Health allows copying of its interview transcript.

Description
Oral history interview with Arthur Siegal

Accession No. 3865-002: Oral history interview with Arthur Siegal, 2000Return to Top

2 audio cassettes (90 minutes); Transcript: 25 pages

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview covering the years 1941 to 1988, taken on November 22, 2000; transcript, resume (personal and professional), 2 photographs Arthur Siegal discusses the period from his time in Las Vegas, New Mexico, to Seattle. The principal topics include Siegal's business activities, his roles in the Jewish community in Kline Galland, Temple de Hirsch-Sinai, Jewish Federation, and others. He also talks about his activities in the larger community with Seattle Community College, and the Governor's Affirmative Action Advisory Council.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Special Media: 2 cassette audio tapes

Restrictions on Use: Creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication ro similar purposes.

Description
Oral history interview with Arthur Siegal

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Siegal, Arthur, 1919-2014--Archives
  • Siegal, Arthur, 1919-2014--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League
  • B'nai B'rith. Greater Seattle Lodge 3003
  • Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
  • Seattle Community College
  • Selo Electric Company
  • Temple De Hirsch Sinai (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Stephen F., 1930- (creator)
    • Kraft, Leatrice (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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