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Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories

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Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with David Draisen and Samuel Draisen
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with David Draisen and Samuel Draisen Brothers David and Sam Draisen, descendants of Russian immigrants from the Draisen and Poliakoff families, describe the family jewelry and music businesses and their experiences growing up in Anderson, South Carolina, in the years after World War II. They also discuss the history of Andersons Jewish congregation, Bnai Israel, and provide details about their careers and immediate families.
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Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Barry Draisen and Ellen Cherkas Draisen
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Barry Draisen and Ellen Cherkas Draisen Barry Draisen was raised in post-World War II Anderson, South Carolina, where his parents owned a jewelry and music store. After working in several states as an engineer for General Electric, he returned to his hometown with his wife, Ellen Cherkas of Atlanta, to help run the family business. The couple decided to remain in Anderson where they took over the store, raised their children, and became active members and leaders of Temple B’nai Israel.