Library Search Results

Topic: Religion

Your search found :
and
Per Page:

God Dies: An Essay by Frances Farmer

Film star Frances Farmer (1913-1970) was a senior at West Seattle High School in April 1931 when she gained her first taste of national notoriety, with this award-winning essay, titled "God Dies." The...

Read More

Hebrew Ladies Free Loan Society

The Hebrew Ladies Free Loan Society grew out of a whist (card game) and sewing club established in 1909 by women from Bikur Cholim synagague. Bikur Cholim's rabbi refused to accept the women's offer o...

Read More

Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Seattle)

Seattle's Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation, originally called Herzl's congregation, was named after Theodore Herzl (1860-1904), founder of the World Zionist Organization. It incorporated on S...

Read More

Holyrood Cemetery

Holyrood Cemetery, a Catholic burial ground, is located on the King County line north of Seattle, within the present (1999) city of Shoreline. Approximately 25,000 persons are buried here, including a...

Read More

Home of the Good Shepherd Oral History Interviews: former resident Jackie (Moen) Kalani

Toby Harris conducted this oral history interview of Jackie (Moen) Kalani, former resident of the Home of the Good Shepherd, on August 27, 1999, at the Good Shepherd Center, located at 4649 Sunnyside ...

Read More

Home of the Good Shepherd (Seattle)

The Home of the Good Shepherd, located at 4649 Sunnyside Avenue in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood, opened in 1907 to provide shelter, education, and guidance to young girls. The Home generated re...

Read More

Home of the Good Shepherd (Seattle): Oral History Interview with Sister Valerie Brannan

Toby Harris conducted this oral history interview with Sister Valerie Brannan, who served as Directress of Girls at Seattle's Home of the Good Shepherd. The interview was conducted on August 17, 1999,...

Read More

Hubbard, Walter Jr. (1924-2007)

Walter Hubbard Jr. was a Seattle-based civil rights and labor union leader, political activist, and national leader in the Roman Catholic Church. He was involved in the promotion of justice and equali...

Read More

Hunthausen, Archbishop Raymond Gerhardt (b. 1921)

The Most Reverend Raymond G. Hunthausen was Archbishop of the Seattle Archdiocese from 1975 to 1991. Born and raised in Montana, Hunthausen entered the priesthood in 1946, and later became Bishop of H...

Read More

Jewish Community of Spokane

The first synagogue in the state opened in Spokane in 1892, but the city's Jewish history began even before the little village of Spokane Falls existed. In 1879, Indians told Simon Berg, the first kno...

Read More

Jewish Community of Walla Walla

Although the history of Judaism in the Far West is largely connected with the development of urban centers, Jews did move to and settle small towns on the frontier. The first wave of Jewish immigratio...

Read More

Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle was created in January of 1928. Called the Seattle Jewish Fund, it served as the city's first centralized Jewish umbrella institution. The Seattle Jewish Fund ...

Read More