Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Schwartz-Brody family papers
Identifier: Mss 1023
Collection Overview Photographs of Schwartz, Brody and Golub families; loose photographs (1930-1950) of Brody family include group shots (with Esther Brody and Marion Schwartz) from Key Klub events (1930, 1932); candid images of Esther and friends (1940s); images of Marvin and Betty Brody (1940s-1950s); Michael Schwartz as a child; notable is a photograph (1955) of Marion Schwartz smashing slot machines under the Cooper River Bridge. Loose photographs (1910-1930) of the Golub family include cabinet card of...
Found in: Special Collections / Schwartz-Brody family papers
L. Leroy Silverstein papers
Identifier: Mss 1005
Collection Overview Includes correspondence, photographs, certificates, documents, and photocopies. Materials include identification documents, biographical information, correspondence, estate papers, and a true copy death certificate. Other materials document his association with civic and military organizations including photocopies of plaques and awards received. Collection contains photographs of family members and business associations (1900s-1980s.) Silverstein's extensive involvement with the Jewish War...
Dates: circa 1913-1987; Majority of material found within 1971-1979
Found in: Special Collections / L. Leroy Silverstein papers
Solomon family papers
Identifier: Mss 1004
Collection Overview Correspondence, photographs, photocopies, documents, scrapbooks, daybooks, clippings, ephemera. The papers contain material related to three generations of the Solomon family, including family correspondence from the 1920s to the 1950s (letters, greeting cards, and telegrams), newspaper clippings, engagement and bar mitzvah announcements, invitations, and two daybooks. Notable in the collection is a group of photographs (predominantly from the 1920s but continuing into the 1950s) of Solomon...
Found in: Special Collections / Solomon family papers
Solomon-Prystowsky family papers
Identifier: Mss 1013
Collection Overview Sophie P. Solomon financial records, obituary, and eulogy; Aaron Solomon speeches, real estate documents (regarding 1966 sale of 167-71 St. Philip Street), certificates, correspondence (1970-1981), clippings (1940-1990), obituary, and eulogy. Miscellaneous family material contains photocopies of 1995 Solomon-Prystowsky family reunion booklet, program from 1981 dedication of Solomon Hall (Brith Sholom Beth Israel), and two family wills. Also included are Solomon family photographs...
Found in: Special Collections / Solomon-Prystowsky family papers
St. Philip Street "Rewisited" Reunion
Identifier: Mss 1001
Collection Overview Material related to reunion of St. Philip Street Jewish community, March 2-4, 1990, Charleston, South Carolina. Includes planning notes, reminiscences and correspondence, publicity materials, a video, photographs, prints of photographs, and photocopies of photographs. The collection consists of reminiscences by St. Philip Street residents regarding life in the area during the 1930s-40s. Questionnaires containing biographical information about former residents are also available. Also notable...
Thomas J. Tobias papers
Identifier: Mss 1029
Collection Overview Includes family and research papers, photocopies, scrapbook, photographs, clippings. Tobias papers include family histories and research on individuals. Slave sales of Abraham Tobias, oath of allegiance, etc. of Emily T. Minis, & resolution, Charleston Board of Health, on Joseph L. Tobias. Family Bibles and data regarding Tobias, Mordecai, Lazarus, Alexander, and de Lyon families. Mordecai family histories and notes on individuals. M.C. Mordecai papers regarding blockade runner Isabel,...
Dates: circa 1790-1970
Found in: Special Collections / Thomas J. Tobias papers