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Augusta, Georgia
April 11, 2005
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32 pages

Neil and Maurice Ghingold's parents came from Europe. His father, Abraham, met his mother, Anita Bernstein, in Key West. They married and moved first to Sparta and then to Augusta, Georgia where they opened a dry-goods business. They opened branches in Barnwell, South Carolina and later Key West. Neil and Maurice discuss the Jewish community Augusta, the synagogue, the rabbis, public school education, Jewish-Christian relations, Jewish religious education, civil rights and race relations, their time at University of Georgia and in the United States Navy during the Korean War. They spent some time in Atlanta and then returned to Augusta where they still live with their wives and children and worked in the dry-goods industry. They relate an incident their father had with a Ku Klux Klan member in his store.

OHC-Neil and Maurice Ghingold

Neil and Maurice Ghingold - Oral History

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Jewish soldiers


Ghingold, Neil


Ghingold, Maurice


Augusta (Ga.)
Georgia

Ghingold, Anite Bernstein


Ghinghold, Abraham, 1901-1985


Sparta, Georgia


Dry Goods
General Stores; Dime Stores; Department Stores

Ghingold's Dry Goods (Augusta, Ga.)
Dry goods

Barnwell, South Carolina
South Carolina

Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.)
Synagogues

Jewish-Christian Relations


World War, 1939-1945


United States. Navy


Leb's (Atlanta, Ga.)
Restaurant

Civil Rights Movement


Jews--Relations with Blacks--Domestics
Jews--Relations with Blacks--Domestics

Blacks--Relations with Jews
Jews - Relations with Blacks

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
White Supremacy Movements

White Supremacy Movements


Jewish Greek Letter Societies
Greek Letter Societies

Universities and Colleges


University of Georgia
Universities and Colleges

Antique Shops


Korean War, 1950-1953


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