Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with William Ackerman
- Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with William Ackerman
- Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-;Grossman, Michael Samuel
- Ackerman, William, 1915-1999
- William Ackerman, the son of Hungarian immigrants, grew up in a small coal-mining town in Pennsylvania, with a community of about 35 Orthodox Jewish families who came from the same region of Hungary. He married Jennie Shimel of Charleston, South Carolina, and worked there as an attorney, joining her father, Louis Shimel, in his practice. He developed the suburban neighborhood and shopping center, South Windermere, and was a founder of the Conservative synagogue, Emanu-El.
- Collection Title:
- Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
- Contributing Institution:
- College of Charleston Libraries
- Media Type:
- Oral Histories
- Personal or Corporate Subject:
- Shimel, Louis M., 1885-1969
Ackerman, William, 1915-1999 –- Interviews
Blatt, Solomon, 1896-1986
Waring, Thomas R.
- Topical Subject:
- Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jewish businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations, Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, African Americans -- Relations with Jews, Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Brownsville -– History, Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Politics and government, Political corruption -- South Carolina –- History, South Windermere (Charleston, S.C.) -- History, Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-, Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.), Antisemitism -- South Carolina -- Charleston -– History, and Sunday legislation -- South Carolina
- Geographic Subject:
- S.C. County:
- Charleston County (S.C.)
- Shelving Locator:
- MSS 1035-101
- 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.
- Admin ID: