Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Digital Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Acquisition Info

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Lydia Angel Oral History Interview
1971



Manuscript Collection No.: 1565
Accession No.: 1565-001
Creator: Angel, Lydia , creator
Title: Lydia Angel oral history interview
Date Span: 1971
Quantity: 1 sound cassette (ca. 40 min.)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Born in Odessa in 1885, Lydia Angel was married, had 3 children, and was living in Crimea before she emigrated from her homeland. Her husband was operating a laundry business at the time and she came to the United States to visit her parents and her brothers and sisters. After staying in New York for 3 months, she followed her parents to Seattle where they had already settled. Her father was in the tailor business and eventually opened his own shop. She and her husband and children also settled in Seattle and her husband was a tailor from then on. Lydia Angel belonged to the Free Loan Society, the Workman's Circle, and to other similar Jewish organizations.

Scope and Content

Tape recorded interview.

Digital Content

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

Restrictions on Access

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 not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Donated by Lydia Angel, 3/18/1971.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Angel, Lydia--Archives.
Organizations:
Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
Subjects:
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Last modified: January 3, 2014
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