Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ella Levenson Schlosburg

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Ella Levenson Schlosburg
Interviewer:
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-
Interviewee:
Schlosburg, Ella Levenson, 1920-
Date:
1995-05-25
Description:
Ella Levenson Schlosburg, the daughter of emigrants from Lithuania, recounts her family history and describes growing up in an Orthodox Jewish family in the small midlands town of Bishopville, South Carolina. Her father, Frank Levenson, one of a handful of Jewish merchants in Bishopville in the early 1900s, ran a general store that sold everything from groceries to mules. Ella married Elihu Schlosburg, the son of Anna Karesh and Harry Schlosburg, and they moved to Camden, South Carolina, where they established a liquor business.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Schlosburg, Ella, 1920- --Interviews
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- Religious life, Jews -- South Carolina -- Bishopville -- Social life and customs, Jewish businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Camden –- History, Beth Shalom (Columbia, S.C.)
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-025
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.