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Atlanta, Georgia
October 2, 2005
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61 pages

Charles Ackerman was the son of Russian and Austrian immigrants. They settled in New York City where his father started a clothing manufacturing business. He grew up wealthy despite the fact that this was during the Great Depression. He attended the University of North Carolina where he studied economics. After school he joined the United States Army where he served as an intelligence officer. After he left the military he worked in the commerical real estate field where he became very successful. In Atlanta he started his own real estate development company that was very successful. Charles discusses antisemitism in New York City and Atlanta, his struggles against discrimination, his interaction with powerful men in the real estate and political fields and his travels in Russia and Eastern Europe. Charles later became a major philanthropist for cause such as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and many other good works. He discusses the political future of the United States and the importance of working to maintain freedom.

OHC-Charles Ackerman

Charles Ackerman - Oral History

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Ackerman, Charles


Russia


Austria


New York City (N.Y.)
New York

New York University
Universities and Colleges

Ackerman, Myron


Ackerman, Leona


Great Depression


Clothing Industry and Trade


Men's Clothing Industry
Clothing Industry and Trade

Mills and Mill-work


Ackerman, Alan


Ackerman, Robert


Bar Mitzvah
Judaism - Customs and Practices

Judaism--Customs and Practices


Sabbath


Young Judaea
Youth - Societies and Clubs

Youth--Societies and Clubs


Rosh ha-Shanah
Judaism - Fasts and Feasts; High Holidays

Judaism--Fasts and Feasts


Antisemitism


Jewish-Christian Relations


Israel


Integration


Public Schools


Clark Atlanta University
Universities and Colleges

Universities and Colleges


University of North Carolina at Asheville
Universities and Colleges

Kuralt, Charles (1934 - 1997)


Jewish soldiers


United States. Army


Jacobs Pharmacy Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Pharmacies

Pharmacies


Shelton Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)


Goldberg, Sam A., 1902-1962


Real Estate Business


Massell, Samuel A., Jr. (1927 - )
Politicians

Porter, John


Antisemitism--Georgia--Atlanta
Antisemitism

Lvov, Poland
Poland

Poland


Romania


Travel


Babi Yar Massacre, Ukraine, 1941
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Atrocities; World War, 1939-1945

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)


Ukraine


Refusniks


Jews, Russian


Communism


Real estate, commercial


Real estate, development


Winter Park (Fla.)
Florida

Florida


Rice, Charles


Atlanta Bank and Trust (Atlanta, Ga.)
Banks and Banking, American

Jackson, Maynard H., Jr., 1938-2003
Politicians

Coca-Cola Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Soft Drink Industry

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Washington, D.C.
Museums

Museums


Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016


Organization for Rehabilitative Training (ORT)


Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Politicians

Allan-Grayson Realty Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Real Estate Business

Emigration and Immigration


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