Oral history interviews with Harry J. Friedman and supplementary materials, 1913-1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Friedman, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1893-1974
Title
Oral history interviews with Harry J. Friedman and supplementary materials
Dates
1913-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 items, 2 sound cassettes, 2 transcripts
Collection Number
1814 (Accession No. 1814-001)
Summary
Two oral history interviews with transcripts and a small selection of personal papers of a Jewish American medical doctor from Seattle.
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

Dr. Friedman, born 1893 in Seattle, was one of the first Jewish young men born in Seattle to go back East, study medicine, and return to Seattle to practice. He was an internist with a specialty in cardiology.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Two oral history interviews with transcripts and a small selection of supplementary materials.

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 not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Series 1:  Oral history interviews with Harry J. Friedman, 1972Return to Top

Description Dates
Oral history interview with Harry J. Friedman
1 sound cassette (ca. 50 min.); transcript
Tape-recorded interview by Meta Kaplan and Karyl Winn, Feb. 3, 1972, with transcript.Dr. Friedman, born 1893 in Seattle, discusses his family's early days in Seattle in the 1890's after an attempt at farming near Devils Lake (see Sarah Siegel interview). He discusses the general merchandising and later the clothing business his father and brother Julius ran. He discusses his schooling and his career as a physician in Seattle as well as other Jewish physicians in the city. He was one of the first Jewish young men born in Seattle to go back East, study medicine, and return to Seattle to practice. He is an internist with a specialty in cardiology.
1972
Oral history interview with Harry J. Friedman
1 sound cassette (30 min.); transcript.
Tape-recorded interview conducted by Meta Kaplan and Karyl Winn, March 1972, transcript
1972

Series 2:  Supplementary materials, 1913-1956Return to Top

Description Dates
Letter
Harry Friedman wrote this family letter while he was in medical school in Philadelphia.
1913
Letter
Letter to the supervisor and Board of Trustees of the Caroline Kline Galland Home in support of Harry Friedman who was being honored by the Home.
1956
"Native Sons"
List of names and dates
undated
The Temple Beth Israel Light
Photocopy of a newsletter of the Congregation Beth Israel and its allied institutions (Tacoma, Washington)
1920

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Cardiologists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Cardiologists--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jewish children--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Friedman, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1893-1974--Archives
  • Friedman, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1893-1974--Interviews
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories
  • Transcripts
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington), (host institution)

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)