Prystowsky-Feldman family papers
Includes correspondence, photographs, photocopies, scrapbook. Correspondence (telegrams) regarding marriage (1918) of Raye Karesh and Moses Prystowksy; photographs (1950s-60s) of Prystowsky women at Brith Sholom Beth Israel events; photocopies of images from wedding (1955) of Arnold Prystowksy and Shirley Feldman; photocopies of family documents including real estate titles (1888-1940) for St. Philip St. property, Prystowsky family U.S. citizenship information (1898-1912), partnership document from E. Prystowsky and Sons (1926). Also includes Aleph Zadik Aleph scrapbook (1936-1939).
Acrruals consist of a late-19th-century Megillah, a Havdalah spice box, a store ledger from and framed photograph of E. Prostowsky and Sons store, legal and financial documents, family photographs, and an Israel Commemoriative Society set of medallions.
Language of Material
Materials in English.
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Charleston families connected by the marriage (1955) of Arnold Prystowsky (1918-2015) to Shirley Feldman (1927- ). Ezra Prystowsky (d. 1929) became a U.S. citizen (Poland native) in 1898 and founded clothing store E. Prystowsky and Sons (521-523 King Street).
3.15 linear feet (3 slim document boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 artifact box, 2 wrapped items)
Family papers, photographs, and artifacts of the Prystowsky-Feldman family of Charleston.
Materials are described at the folder level.
Materials donated in 1997, 2015, and 2018 by Shirley Feldman Prystowsky.
Processed by Special Collections staff, date unknown. Accruals processed by Lauren Bickel, February 2023.
- Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter -- History
- Feldman family
- Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History
- Jewish youth -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs
- Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence
- Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History
- Prystowsky family
- artifacts (object genre)
- family papers
- financial records
- legal documents
- Inventory of the Prystowsky-Feldman Family Papers, 1887-1976
- Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff Accruals processed by Lauren Bickel, February 2023.
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