Oral history interview with Lindenberger Edith Rosenberg, 1973

Overview of the Collection

Lindenberger, Edith Rosenberg
Oral history interview with Lindenberger Edith Rosenberg
1973 (inclusive)
1 cassette
Collection Number
2127 (Accession No. 2127-001)
Tape recorded interview of a Jewish American conducted by Meta Kaplan and Michale Menzies
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Mrs. Edith Rosenberg Lindenburger was born in 1893. She attended the Broadway High School, the Benjamin Girls Finishing School, the UW and Smith College. She was a member of the first confirmation class of Temple de Hirsch. Both her parents were active in the Jewish community. Emanul, her father, was active in the development of the reform congregation of Temple de Hirsch. Her mother was one of the founders of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society (now called the Jewish Family Child Service) and she was also active in Temple de Hirsch. In 1920 Edith Rosenberg married Robert Lindenberger who came to the Oregon Coast from Germany and became involved in the fish business. He later established offices in Seattle and started a business with Alaska. The Lindenberger Packing Company is one of the first in the fishing industry. Mr. Lindenberger left the fishing business in 1936 and went into the insurance business.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview conducted by Meta Kaplan and Michael Menzies.

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Alternative Forms Available

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

Restrictions on Use

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

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Edith R. Lindenberger, 5/4/1973.

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Subject Terms

  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews

Personal Names

  • Lindenberger, Edith Rosenberg--Interviews

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Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)