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Photograph Wish List
The archives is actively seeking unique photos of Jewish holidays, celebrations, and special events in Washington State or of Washington residents. We are particularly interested in 20th century photos that document the following:
Building a Jewish home
Food and cooking
Jewish weddings (ceremony and celebration)
Israeli Air Lifts of Soviet Jews and Ethiopian Jews
Jewish arts, dance, music, etc.
Jewish war veterans
All city Jewish chapel at 12th and Spruce, Seattle
Identifying Your Photos for the Archives
Use soft lead pencil (e.g., no. 2) -- pencil lightly on the backside of photos
Number and date each photo
On a separate page, write full description of each photo. (Word document format preferred.)
Preserving Your Family Collections
The Washington State Jewish Historical Society promotes interest in and knowledge of the life, history, and culture of the Jewish people and communities of the State of Washington.
The Society is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and disseminating the history of the Jews of Washington State. This unique history is shared through publications, exhibits, displays, speakers, and tours.