Kipnis family papers
Includes ephemera and clippings related to the Kipnis and Sokol families. Contains a business card (ca. 1950s) from J. Sokol Furniture House (563 King St.) and note (1992) typed on Morris Sokol Furniture (510 King) letterhead; also Dr. Kipnis's "certified pharmacist" patch (1970s). Clippings re. development and growth of pharmaceutical profession in the South Carolina low country (1976) and interview article re. Dr. Kipnis's career as a Charleston pharmacist (1986). Also invitation and ephemera from wedding of Valerie Ann Kipnis (daughter of Dorothy and Frank Kipnis) and Eric Brian Eisenstein, September 6, 1998.
- approximately 1950, 1976, 1986, 1992, 1998
- Kipnis family (Family)
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Charleston native Dorothy Sokol and New York native Dr. Frank Kipnis (1917-1998) were married in 1948. Dr. Kipnis started his pharmacy at Kaye Drug Store (515 King Street) in 1956. Often referred to as "Dr. Kaye," Kipnis was known for compassionate treatment of his patients and workers, especially African Americans. He retired in 1986.
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Materials donated by Dorothy Sokol Kipnis.
- African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Relations with Jews
- Eisenstein, Eric Brian
- Eisenstein, Valerie Ann Kipnis
- J. Sokol Furniture House (Charleston, S.C.)
- Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs
- Jewish marriage customs and rites -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Jewish pharmacists -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs
- Kaye Drug Store (Charleston, S.C.)
- Kipnis family
- Kipnis, Frank Howard, 1917-1998
- Morris Sokol Furniture (Charleston, S.C.)
- business cards
- clippings (information artifacts)
- printed ephemera
- Inventory of the Kipnis Family Papers, approximately 1950, 1976, 1986, 1992, 1998
- Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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