Karesh family photographs
Black and white photograph of Alex and Leslie Karesh taken in Cuba on February 28, 1939, and two black and white photographs of Stanley H. Karesh in Naval uniform taken in 1944.
- 1939, 1944
- Karesh family (Family)
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Materials in English
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Stanley Karesh (1921- ), son of Alex Karesh (1890-1969) and Leslie Feinberg Karesh (1899-1987), grew up in the Hampton Park Terrace neighborhood of Charleston, South Carolina. Alex Karesh was a Charleston merchant, owning and operating the Uptown Sample Shoe Store, located on King Street in downtown Charleston. After graduating from Charleston High School, Stanley Karesh attended dental school in Baltimore, Maryland, where he met his future wife, Charlot Marks (1924- ); the two were married in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1945. At the end of 1944, immediately after graduating from Dental School, Karesh joined the Navy, eventually receiving his orders to report to California. Finding his orders cancelled upon arrival in California, Karesh did a few months of active sea duty before returning to Charleston on terminal leave, eventually being discharged from the Navy. After his return to Charleston, Karesh and Charlot rented a furnished house on St. Margaret Street and opened his first dental office on Calhoun Street in the northwest section near the old Synagogue Emanuel. The couple eventually became charter members of the Conservative Synagogue Emanu-El. They built one of the first homes in the suburban South Windermere neighborhood, west of Ashley River.
1 folder (3 photographs)
Black and white photographs of Alex Karesh, Leslie Karesh, and Stanley H. Karesh of Charleston, South Carolina.
Materials are described at the item level.
Materials donated in 2002 by Charlot M. Karesh.
Processed by Joshua Minor, July 2011.
- Inventory of the Karesh Family Photographs, 1939, 1944
- Processed by: Joshua Minor; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
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