Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Fay Laro Alfred

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Fay Laro Alfred
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-, Addlestone, Marlene Alfred
Interviewee:
Alfred, Fay Laro, 1915-2003
Date:
1999-05-22
Description:
Fay Laro Alfred, born in Poland in 1915 during World War I, was just two weeks old when her family fled the fighting. Ultimately, they settled in Michigan where Fay’s parents started a scrap metal business. She recalls stories about her relatives in the Old Country and describes growing up Jewish in small-town Michigan and meeting her husband, Clement Alfred, (Zipperstein), a dentist. Her daughter, Marlene Addlestone, is an interviewer.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Alfred, Fay Laro, 1915- -- Interviews, Addlestone, Marlene Alfred
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina –- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -– History, Jews -- Michigan -– History, Immigrants -- United States –- History, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish, Scrap metal industry -- Michigan -- History
Geographic Subject:
Siedlce (Poland) –- History, Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-213
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.