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Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) congregational records

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Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Dates: 1888-2012

Gadsden Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

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