Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ruth Barnett Kaye

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ruth Barnett Kaye
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-
Interviewee:
Kaye, Ruth Barnett, 1913-2007
Date:
1996-06-14
Description:
Ruth Kaye, born in 1913, grew up in Sumter, South Carolina, the granddaughter of Estonian immigrant, B. J. Barnett who fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War. The Barnetts became landowners and cotton farmers, and ran a general store. Ruth’s mother, Emma Klein, was born in Hungary and raised in Pennsylvania and New York. Ruth recounts her family history on both sides, and describes her visits with the New York Kleins.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Kaye, Ruth Barnett, 1913- -- Interviews, Rittenberg, Lucille
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Manville -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Cultural assimilation -- History, Antisemitism -- South Carolina -- Sumter -- History, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish, Jewish soldiers -- South Carolina, 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, Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.), Rodeph Sholom (New York City, N.Y.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-077
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.