Merle D. Cohen papers, 1986

Overview of the Collection

Cohn, Merle D
Merle D. Cohen papers
1986 (inclusive)
2 sound cassettes plus 1 transcript (36 pages)
Collection Number
3705 (Accession No. 3705-001)
Interview where Cohn's describes his involvement in the Seattle Anti-Defimation League of B'nai B'rith
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Tape-recorded interview 3/1/86 and transcript. Leatrice Kraft, interviewer.

Mr. Cohn, active in Seattle Anti-Defimation League of B'nai B'rith for 40 years and nationally since yearly '50s, gives a first-hand account of policies, direction, goals and accomplishments of the ADL in this area. Oulined also are his activities with Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation, B'nai B'rith, and Herzl Ner-Tamid synagogue.

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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 transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Merle D. Cohn, 3/1/1986

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Personal Names

  • Cohn, Merle D.--Archives
  • Helsell, Frank
  • Holcenberg, Samuel G
  • Jacobs, Stan
  • Kaplan, Seymour H
  • Rickles, P. Allen (Pincus Allen), 1895-
  • Silver, Max A., 1894-

Corporate Names

  • B'nai B'rith
  • B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League
  • B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Northwest Regional Office
  • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, Wash.)
  • High School of Jewish Studies (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle
  • Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Kraft, Leatrice (interviewer)
    Corporate Names
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

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Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)