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Oral history interview with Eddie Hasson, 2000
- Hasson, Eddie
- Oral history interview with Eddie Hasson
- 2000 (inclusive)20002000
- 1 sound cassette (45 minutes); Transcript: 7 pages
- Collection Number
- 5453 (Accession No. 5453-001)
- Tape-recorded interview of a President of the Samis foundation, contains information about Sam Israel's early life
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Open to all users
Special Media: 1 cassette audio tape
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Eddie Hasson was the President of the Samis Foundation at the time of the interview. He is the nephew of Sam Israel.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Tape recorded interview covering the years 1898-1999, taken on November 15, 2000; transcript, copies of naturalization certificates
The interview concerns Mr. Hasson's uncle Sam Israel. Mr. Hasson talks about Sam's early life on the island of Rhodes, his emigration to the United States, and the founding of the Samis Foundation. He also talks about Mr. Israel's work making shoes for the United States military during World War II, and his support of the Seattle Hebrew Academy.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.
Creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
- Hasson, Eddie--Interviews
- Israel, Samuel, 1898-
- Samis Foundation
- Stiefel, Ernest R (creator)
- Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)
- Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)