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Preliminary Guide to the Jacob Almeleh Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 1864
Creator: Almeleh, Jacob , creator
Title: Jacob Almeleh papers
Date Span: 1921-1972
Quantity: 1 sound cassette, 1 transcript, 1 item and 1 vertical file
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Born in 1902, Jacob Almeleh immigrated to the U.S. from Rhodes with his three brothers in 1920. He had a fruit stand at Pike Place Market and became involved with the Young Hebrew Literary Club which would later become the Junior Sephardic League .

Scope and Content

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General Notes

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 1864-001
Almeleh, Jacob
Jacob Almeleh papers, 1972
1 sound cassette (ca. 45 min.); 1 transcript; 1 item
Scope and Content
Tape recorded interview (ca. 45 min) from 1972 with transcript, and xerox copy of v.2 no. 8 of Progress issue of Journal of Sephardic Studies containing Marc Angel's article about Progress.
Almeleh discusses efforts to unite the Sephardic community in the 1920s-1930s as well as the various mens' groups that merged to become the Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood. He wrote a controversial editorial piece calling for a united Sephardic Religious School which drew criticism from leaders in the community. Almeleh also discusses Nathan Kreus, the editor of "Progress"; the history of the written and spoken languages in the Jewish community; and his accomplishments as president of the Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood.
Digital Content/Other Formats
Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jacob Almeleh, 3/23/1972.

  
Accession No. 1864-002
Almeleh, Jacob
Jacob Almeleh papers, 1921
1 vertical file
Scope and Content
Constitution and by-laws of the Young Hebrews' Literary Club.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jacob Almeleh, 8/24/1971.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Almeleh, Jacob--Archives.
DeLeon, Gordon, 1907-1994.
Koch, Samuel, 1874-1944.
Krems, Sol.
Kreus, Nathan.
Mossafer, Sarah.
Organizations:
Ahavat Shalom, creator.
Congregation Ezra Bessaroth (Seattle, Wash.)
Junior Sephardic League, creator.
Pike Place Market (Seattle, Wash.)
Seattle Progressive Fraternity, creator.
Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood.
Seattle Sephardic Community, creator.
Young Hebrews Literary Club.
Subjects:
Immigrants--Greece--Rhodes.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Last modified: October 9, 2013
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