Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Robert M. Zalkin

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Robert M. Zalkin
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-
Interviewee:
Zalkin, Robert M., 1925-2006
Date:
1995-07-14
Description:
Robert M. Zalkin grew up in Charleston during the Great Depression, a grandson of Lithuanian immigrant Robert (Glick) Zalkin, who opened Zalkin’s Kosher Meat and Poultry Market on King Street. Robert served in the army during World War II, earned an engineering degree from the University of South Carolina, and married Harriet Rivkin, whose father ran a delicatessen in Columbia.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Zalkin, Robert M. -- Interviews, Zalkin, Robert, 1860-1923, Zalkin, Joseph, 1870-1954, Zalkin, Anna Cohen, 1893-, Coaxum, Samuel, 1905-1978
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Butchers -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Kosher food industry -- South Carolina -- Charleston – History, Folly Beach (S.C.) -- History, Jewish religious education -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, African Americans -– Relations with Jews
Geographic Subject:
King Street (Charleston, S.C.) -- History, St. Philip Street (Charleston, S.C.) -- History, Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-034
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.