Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Henry Barnett and Patty Levi Barnett

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Henry Barnett and Patty Levi Barnett
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-, Moses, Robert Altamont, 1921-
Interviewee:
Barnett, Henry, 1919-1997, Barnett, Patty Levi, 1927-
Date:
1995-05-10
Description:
Henry Barnett’s grandfather, B. J. Barnett, emigrated from Estonia in the 1830s or ’40s and settled in Manville, South Carolina. He fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War and, around 1880, moved to Sumter where he opened a dry goods store and became a landowner and cotton farmer. Henry married Patty Levi, also of Sumter, and a descendant of Moses Levi, who had emigrated from Bavaria and settled in Manning, South Carolina.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Barnett, Henry D. (Bubba), 1919-1997 -- Interviews, Barnett, Patty Levi – Interviews, Barnett, Benjamin J., 1863-1950
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina –- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish, Jewish soldiers -- South Carolina
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-019
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.