Newberger family photograph collection, circa 1895-circa 1925

Overview of the Collection

Newberger family
Newberger family photograph collection
circa 1895-circa 1925 (inclusive)
12 photographic prints (1 folder) ; various sizes
Collection Number
Photographs of Seattle Jewish families: the Newberger and Frauenthal families in Germany and Seattle
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
Access Restrictions

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Henrietta (Frauenthal) Newberger (died April 7, 1934) was mother to siblings Caroline "Carrie" Newberger (died July 16, 1926), Blanche H. Newberger (Mrs. Samuel R. Stern), Joseph H. Newberger, who was a vice president of the Seattle National Bank, (died December 1982), and Meyer A. Newberger (died August 15, 1951). Henrietta's brothers Jacob, Samuel, and Joseph Frauenthal were early Jewish residents of Seattle who established one of the first general merchandise stores at First Avenue South and Yesler Way in the 1860s. The Newberger home was located at 1701 17th Avenue.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of photographs of the Frauenthal and Newberger families in Germany and Seattle.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

View the digital version of the collection

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Custodial History

Collected by the Washington State Jewish Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donor: Newberger family (Carolyn Canafax), November 1981

Processing Note

Processed by Jack Falk and Violet Fox; processing completed in 2012.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1 Frauenthal/Newberger family group picture taken outside
From accompanying material: Standing, left to right: Carrie (Frauenthal) Rosenblatt, Joe Newberger, Jacob Frauenthal, Blanche Newberger (Stern), Carrie Newberger, Joe Frauenthal; sitting: Henrietta Newberger, Meyer Newberger.
circa 1895
1 2 Sam and Ida Frauenthal and Hilda Geers next to Frauenthal grave stone in the cemetery of their home town of Kaiserslantern, Germany circa 1900
1 3 Henrietta Newberger standing by her sister Rosina Koshland who lived in San Francisco circa 1900
1 4 Meyer Newberger, Carrie Newberger, Milton Blum, Blanche Newberger (Stern), Flora Rosenberg, and Henry Bories seated outside in tall grass circa 1900
1 5 Joe Newberger and Herbert Schoenfeld smiling from window of cabin on yacht circa 1905
1 6 Group of hikers resting on rocks with snowfield or glacier in background
From accompanying material: Left to right: Cliff Winkler, Meyer Newberger, unidentified man, unidentified man, Jack Winkler, Joe Newberger, unidentified man.
circa 1905
1 7 Newberger home at 1701 17th Avenue, Seattle with Newberger's houseboy standing on balcony circa 1905
1 8 Large group of women seated in open touring vehicle with "Seeing Seattle" painted on side.
From accompanying material: Driver is standing in front of vehicle and Blanche Newberger (Stern) is eighth from right.
circa 1910
1 9 Jacob Frauenthal sitting outside in wicker chair circa 1910
1 10 Group in garden
From accompanying material: Including Melville Monheimer (standing, far right), Isaac Singerman (sitting, far left), and Lester Lobe (sitting, far right).
circa 1915
1 11 Group of women sitting outside
From accompanying material: Left to right: Flora Rosenberg, Blanche Newberger (Stern), Mrs. Jack Danzinger, Hattie Bria Schwartz, Mrs. Isaac Lurie, Jessie Hiller, Helen Blumenthal, Etta (Dinkelspiel) Shermer.
circa 1915
1 12 Blanche (Newberger) Stern with Judge Samuel Stern on golf course circa 1920s

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Family Names

  • Newberger family--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographs

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Subject Terms

  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)