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Kosher food -- South Carolina -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Karesh letters

Identifier: Mss 1034-014
Collection Overview Collection includes seven letters from David Karesh to Frank and Nettie Levenson of Bishopville, South Carolina. The letters were written in Yiddish, and English translations are included. Karesh often traveled from Columbia to Bishopville to provide the family (and friends and relatives) with kosher meat. Letters contain Karesh's expressions of thanks for the Levenson's hospitality, mentions of his work at the slaughterhouse, comments on assimilation of American Jews, reform among Jews, and...
Dates: 1949-1957

Polan family artifacts

Identifier: Mss 1034-052
Collection Overview

Collection contains five artifacts: Gertrude Polan's aluminum bread crumb tray and scraper used at the family home in Mullins, South Carolina; Hyman Polan's koshering knife and whetstone (used ca. 1940s-1960s); cotton handkerchief to wrap knife and whetstone.

Dates: approximately 1940-1960