Krasnoff family photographs
Photographs and audiovisual material of the Krasnoff family of Bishopville, South Carolina. Materials relate mostly to Sollie and Leo Krasnoff, sons of Meyer Krasnoff, the proprietor of a general store on Main Street.
- circa 1900-1950
- Krasnoff family (Family)
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Materials in English
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Abraham Meyer Krasnoff arrived in Bishopville in the 1890s, opened a general store, and in 1902 married Jennie Levinson. The Krasnoffs had three sons: Leo (1903-1969), Aaron (1905-1923), and Sollie (1907-2005). At one point all three-Meyer, Sollie, and Leo-operated shops in downtown Bishopville. After graduating from high school, Sollie opened a department store with dry goods given to him by his father. During World War II, Sollie fought in the D-day invasion of Normandy, France. Returning home, he married Mildred Brill (1914-1998) and fathered two daughters, Jennie (1947- ) and Dixie (1952-1993). Leo Krasnoff married Ann Pittle (1907-1991) and operated several stores, including a liquor shop, in downtown Bishopville.
Photographs and audiovisual material of the Krasnoff family of Bishopville, South Carolina. Materials relate mostly to Sollie and Leo Krasnoff, sons of Meyer Krasnoff, the proprietor of a general store on Main Street in Bishopville.
Materials donated in 2009 by Jennie Krasnoff Caine.
Processed by Joshua Minor, July 2011.
- Bishopville (S.C.)
- Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- History
- Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- History
- Jews -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- History
- Krasnoff family
- Krasnoff, Abraham Meyer, 1878-1954
- Krasnoff, Leo, 1903-1969
- Krasnoff, Sollie, 1907-2005
- black-and-white photographs
- Caine, Jennie Krasnoff (Donor, Person)
- Inventory of the Krasnoff Family Photographs, circa 1900-1950
- Processed by: Joshua Minor; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
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