Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with David Draisen and Samuel Draisen

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with David Draisen and Samuel Draisen
Interviewer:
Moses, Elizabeth, 1964-
Interviewee:
Draisen, David, 1950-, Draisen, Samuel, 1942-
Date:
2010-06-19
Description:
Brothers David and Sam Draisen, descendants of Russian immigrants from the Draisen and Poliakoff families, describe the family jewelry and music businesses and their experiences growing up in Anderson, South Carolina, in the years after World War II. They also discuss the history of Andersons Jewish congregation, Bnai Israel, and provide details about their careers and immediate families.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Draisen, David, 1950- --Interviews, Draisen, Samuel, 1942- --Interviews
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina Anderson -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- Religious life, Jews -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- Social life and customs, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Anderson -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Spartanburg -- History, Temple B'nai Israel (Anderson, S.C.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-333
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.