Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Nathan Addlestone

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Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Nathan Addlestone
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-
Addlestone, Nathan, 1913-2001
Nathan Addlestone, son of Abraham and Rachel Lader Addlestone, immigrants from Bialystok and Lithuania respectively, describes growing up in Charleston, Oakley, and Sumter, South Carolina. His father got his start by peddling and owned a number of dry goods stores before opening a small scrap metal yard. The family was Orthodox and Rachel managed to keep a kosher house all her life. In the 1930s Nathan joined his father in his scrap metal business and, by the next decade, became successful in his own right. Nathan married Ruth Axelrod and they raised two daughters, Carole and Susan, in Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina. After their divorce, he married Marlene Laro Kronsberg.
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Addlestone, Nathan, 1913-2001 -- Interviews, Addlestone, Abraham, c. 1879-1941, Addlestone, Rachel Lader, 1880-1960
Topical Subject:
Scrap metal industry -- South Carolina -- History, Lumber trade -- South Carolina –- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Oakley -- Social life and customs, Jews -- South Carolina -- Strawberry -- Social life and customs, Jews -- Education -- South Carolina, Hebrew language -- Study and teaching -- South Carolina, Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) -- History, Charleston Hebrew Institute (Charleston, S.C.) -- History, Yiddish language -- South Carolina -- History, Immigrants -- United States -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston – History
Geographic Subject:
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-057
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
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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.