Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Rose Louise Rich Aronson and Harold M. Aronson

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Rose Louise Rich Aronson and Harold M. Aronson
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-, Mendelsohn, Rhetta Aronson, 1946-
Interviewee:
Aronson, Rose Louise Rich, 1922-2004, Aronson, Harold M., 1919-
Date:
1996-02-16
Description:
Rose Louise Aronson was raised in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the great-granddaughter of Moritz Rich who, with his brother Lipman, emigrated from Prussia before the Civil War and settled successively in Charleston, St. Matthews, and Orangeburg. About 1890, her maternal grandfather, Louis Leopold Block, a German immigrant, joined the Hirsch brothers in their dry goods business in Camden. In the 1950s, Rose Louise was instrumental in organizing Temple Sinai, Orangeburg’s Jewish congregation.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Aronson, Rose Louise Rich, 1922-2004 -- Interviews, Block, Louis Leopold, 1868-1940
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -– Interviews, Immigrants -- United States -- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Orangeburg -- Social life and customs, Jews -- South Carolina -- Camden -- Social life and customs, Jews -- South Carolina -- St. Matthews – History, Jews –- South Carolina –- Charleston –- History, Congregation Beth El (Camden, S.C.), Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-054
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.