Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Edgar Sinton: Jewish and Community Service in S.F. A Family Tradition

Interviewee(s):
Sinton, Edgar
Interviewer(s):
Glaser, Eleanor
Title:
Edgar Sinton: Jewish and Community Service in S.F. A Family Tradition
Abstract:
Childhood in San Francisco; the 1906 earthquake; Hastings Law School; marriage to Marian Walter; presidency of San Francisco chapter, American Jewish Committee; the Depression; building the Bay and Golden Gate bridges; the Office of Price Administration, WWII: activities on behalf of Jewish charity in San Francisco; fund raising for the Community Chest; comments on the death penalty.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Politics, Law, and Policy
Interview date(s):
1977
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11233867
Rights:
Sinton, Edgar. "Edgar Sinton: Jewish and Community Service in S.F. A Family Tradition." Interview by Eleanor Glaser in 1977. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1978.