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Breibart family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-108
Abstract Photographs and photograph facsimiles of members of the Breibart family of Charleston, South Carolina. Samuel Breibart established a grocery store on Meeting Street called Breibart's Grocery. Photographs primarily include four of his five children: Solomon Breibart, a high school teacher and local historian, Mildred Breibart Sonenshine, Sidney Breibart, a pediatrician, and Jack Breibart, a journalist and newspaper editor. Also included are a small number of photographs of the Goldberg family...
Dates: 1916-1938, 1999

Furchgott and Brothers department store newspaper advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-090
Abstract

Collection consists of a full page advertisement for Furchgott and Brothers and a postcard of a 1900 photograph of King Street, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1910

Hornik's Bargain House catalog

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-097
Abstract

The collection includes a spring 1910 catalog from Hornik's Bargain House of Charleston, South Carolina, a dry goods wholesale store. The catalog contains descriptions, images, and prices of goods as well as general advice on how to run a successful business. Also included is a color reproduction of a postcard featuring the Charleston city market on Meeting Street. The M. Hornik & Co. storefront, located on the corner of Meeting and Market Streets, can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1910

Harold Jacobs photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-104
Abstract

Three photographs of Harold Jacobs, owner of the Charleston, South Carolina, grocery store Harold's Cabin.

Dates: 1988, undated

Laufer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-076
Abstract

Papers of the Laufer family, Polish immigrants who ran a kosher restaurant on King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Materials include an original Laufer's Kosher Restaurant business card, naturalization certificates, a ketubah, and two family photographs. Most materials are photocopies. Also included are 12 cupping glasses or "bankas" used for medicinal purposes.

Dates: 1910-circa 1945

Mendelsohn family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1139
Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, audio interview, and clippings relating to the Mendelsohn family of Charleston, South Carolina. Benjamin Mendelsohn and his wife, Fay Zamler Mendelsohn, settled in Charleston in 1907 where Benjamin operated a tailor shop on King Street and Fay later opened her own store, the Bandbox, selling women's hats and dresses. The collection also includes images of the related Bluestein family.

Dates: 1920-1968, 2001

Pearlstine Distributors Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1114
Abstract

Business records, correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and artifacts relating to the history and operation of Pearlstine Distributors Inc. (est. 1972), a Charleston-based distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, and its parent company, I. M. Pearlstine & Sons, founded by Isaac Moses Pearlstine in 1885.

Dates: 1899-2012

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