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Sara D. Kaplan papers

Repository: University of Washington. Special Collections Division

Collection Description (Extant): Sara Kaplan was born in Pearshall, Texas in 1923. She moved to Washington in 1956 where she is known as an advocate for human rights, race relations, education, and Democrats. March 14, 1993 was proclaimed Sara Kaplan Day by the governor of Washington and Kaplan was honored in the U.S. House of Representatives for her good works by Washington Representative Jolene Unsoeld.

Access Copy Note: 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. Some records stored off site; advance notice required for use.

Condition Note: See access copy note.

Date(s): circa 1947-2000

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Manuscript Collection No.: 4423

Extent: circa 12.08 cubic feet (including 14 boxes, 1 vertical file, and 1 sound cassette)

Finding Aid URL: http://digital.lib.washington.edu/findingaids/view?docId=KaplanSaraD4423.xml External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Sara Kaplan

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Washington (State)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Education--Washington (State)--Seattle
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Sound recordings

 

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