Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Dorothea Shimel Dumas, Renée Shimel Frisch, and Jennie Shimel Ackerman

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Dorothea Shimel Dumas, Renée Shimel Frisch, and Jennie Shimel Ackerman
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-, Ackerman, Constance, Grossman, Michael Samuel
Interviewee:
Dumas, Dorothea Shimel, 1915-1997, Frisch, Renée Shimel, 1920-, Ackerman, Jennie Shimel, 1923-2003
Date:
1997-01-02
Description:
Sisters Dorothea Dumas, Renée Frisch, and Jennie Ackerman recall their familys immigrant background and share memories of growing up in Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1920s and 30s. Their father, New Yorker Louis Shimel, an attorney who married Lillian Fechter of Charleston, served as the assistant district attorney for the Southeast and was the first president of the Jewish Community Center. The sisters also discuss the founding of Emanu-El, Charlestons Conservative synagogue.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Dumas, Dorothea Shimel -- Interviews, Frisch, Renée Shimel -- Interviews, Ackerman, Jennie Shimel 1923- -- Interviews, Shimel, Louis M., 1885-1969, Shimel, Lillian Fechter, 1892-1970, Tarshish, Allan, 1907-1982
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina –- Interviews, Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.), Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.), Jews -- Identity, Jewish lawyers -- South Carolina –- Charleston -- History, Zionism and Judaism, Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-108
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.