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Audio/Visual
Macon, Georgia
March 9, 2004
Tapes/transcript
32 pages

Walter Dannenberg was born in Macon, Georgia. His parents were from Germany. They came to Macon and started a wholesale dry-goods business. Eventually Walter came to run the company which had become Dannenberg Department Store. He discusses life in Macon, its growth, and the role of Dannenberg Department Store in the community. He discusses the Civil Rights period when he voluntarily integrated Dannenberg's and the result. He discusses the Ku Klux Klan and his life in the general community including Kiwanis, relationships between Jews and non_Jews, and the Temple. He also discusses his military service during World War II in which he worked in the Army Canine United in Fort Robinson, Nebraska, where they trained scout dogs. Dannenberg Department Store was finally sold to another company and Walter retired.

OHC-Walter Dannenberg

Walter Dannenberg - Oral History

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