Oral history interview with Eddie Hasson, 2000

Overview of the Collection

Hasson, Eddie
Oral history interview with Eddie Hasson
2000 (inclusive)
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
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
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

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 rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Preservation Note

Special Media: 1 cassette audio tape

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Hasson, Eddie--Interviews
  • Israel, Samuel, 1898-

Corporate Names

  • Samis Foundation

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Stiefel, Ernest R (creator)
    Corporate Names
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)