Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Arthur V. Williams and Elza Meyers Alterman
- Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Arthur V. Williams and Elza Meyers Alterman
- Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-;Grossman, Michael Samuel
- Williams, Arthur V., 1919-2007;Alterman, Elza Meyers, 1925-
- Cousins Arthur Williams and Elza Meyers Alterman grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. They discuss the Williams and Meyers family histories, intermarriage and assimilation, and Charleston’s Reform Jewish community, including changes in the congregation and services during their lifetimes. Arthur became a physician and helped to develop an artificial kidney machine in the 1940s. Elza followed her mother into retail and ran a dress shop in the former home of the Williams family on George Street.
- Collection Title:
- Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
- Contributing Institution:
- College of Charleston Libraries
- Media Type:
- Oral Histories
- Personal or Corporate Subject:
- Williams, Arthur V., 1919-2007 -- Interviews
Alterman, Elza Meyers – Interviews
Richmond, Zerline Levy Williams, 1898-1999
Meyers, Rosalie Levy
Padoll, Burton L.
Tarshish, Allan, 1907-1982
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946
Tobias, Thomas J
Marks, Robert W., 1907-1993
Rubin, Ruth Ensel, 1899-1963
Halsey, Ashley, Mrs.
- Topical Subject:
- Reform Judaism, Jews -- South Carolina –- Interviews, Jewish sects -- South Carolina -- Charleston -– History, Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.), Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs, Jews -– Cultural assimilation -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Intermarriage -- South Carolina –- Charleston, Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations, Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Jews -- Identity, and African Americans -– Relations with Jews
- Geographic Subject:
- S.C. County:
- Charleston County (S.C.)
- Shelving Locator:
- MSS 1035-114
- Digitization Specifications:
- Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
- Internet Media Type:
- 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.
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