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Photographs for Palmetto Jews

Identifier: Mss 1066

Collection Overview

The black and white photographs in this collection were taken by Bill Aron in October and November of 2000 for the photo essay Palmetto Jews, which appeared in the book A portion of the people: three hundred years of southern Jewish life. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. Also included in this collection are slides and contact sheets of all the images; duplicate slides and photocopies created by the Special Collections Department of the College of Charleston of all Aron images; slides, negatives, and photographs taken by Dale Rosengarten of the Aron photo shoots; a shot list and slide set notes with brief descriptions of the people, places, and subjects found in the Aron photographs; Dale Rosengarten's field notes; copy of notebook with signatures, addresses, and notes from participants in the "Uptown Crowd" photo shoot; correspondence from Bill Aron to Dale Rosengarten; image selections for A portion of the people; and signed model release forms. 175 photographs taken by Bill Aron; 197 copies of selected Aron photographs; 294 slides of selected Aron photographs; 224 contact sheets; 437 slides and 64 photographs taken by Dale Rosengarten.


  • Creation: 2000


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

The nature of the College of Charleston's archival holdings means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most archival materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.


1.8 linear feet

Language of Materials


Inventory of the Photographs for Palmetto Jews, 2000
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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