Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Barry Draisen and Ellen Cherkas Draisen

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Barry Draisen and Ellen Cherkas Draisen
Interviewer:
Moses, Elizabeth, 1964-
Interviewee:
Draisen, Barry, 1943-, Draisen, Ellen Cherkas, 1945-
Date:
2010-06-19
Description:
Barry Draisen was raised in post-World War II Anderson, South Carolina, where his parents owned a jewelry and music store. After working in several states as an engineer for General Electric, he returned to his hometown with his wife, Ellen Cherkas of Atlanta, to help run the family business. The couple decided to remain in Anderson where they took over the store, raised their children, and became active members and leaders of Temple B’nai Israel.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Draisen, Barry, 1943- Interviews, Draisen, Ellen Cherkas, 1945- Interviews
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- History, Jews – South Carolina -- Anderson -- Social life and customs, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Spartanburg –- History, Temple B’nai Israel (Anderson, S.C.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-334
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.