Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ira Kaye and Ruth Barnett Kaye

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ira Kaye and Ruth Barnett Kaye
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-
Interviewee:
Kaye, Ira, 1915-2002, Kaye, Ruth Barnett, 1913-2007
Date:
1996-06-15
Description:
New Yorker Ira Kaye and his wife, Ruth Barnett Kaye, of Sumter, South Carolina, discuss Ira’s work as a defense attorney in Japan’s war crimes trials, the reluctance of Sumter’s Jews to speak out against segregation, and Ira’s experience with racism in South Carolina and representation of a tri-racial isolate group called the Turks. They also recall their experiences living in Nepal and India while Ira served in the Peace Corps.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Kaye, Ira, 1915-2002 -- Interviews, Kaye, Ruth Barnett, 1913-2007 – Interviews
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter – History, Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.), Jews -- New York -- New York City -- History, Jews -- New York -- New York City -- Religious life, Jews -- New York -- New York City -- Social life and customs, Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- Race relations, Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- Social conditions, Jewish sects -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, War crime trials -- Japan, Melungeons -- Southern States -- History, Racially mixed people -- Southern States, Segregation -- South Carolina
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-078
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2011, The College of Charleston. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.