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Augusta, Georgia
June 30, 2005
Tapes/transcript
23 pages

Martin Dolin's parents immigrated to the United States, but he was born in the United States. His father, Sam (born Samuel Solloway) moved to Waynesboro, Georgia where he opened Dolin's department store. After he died Martin managed it until it closed in the late 1990s. Martin discusses his parents, family, childhood in Waynesboro, the family store, life in small town Georgia, segregation, integration, and the civil rights movement, including the John Birch Society and the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan's activities. Most of the Jewish activities and observances were centered around Temple Children of Israel in Augusta as Waynesboro was too small to have a synagogue. He ran for the city council in Waynesboro and then held the post of major. He stills lives in Waynesboro with his wife, Harriet.

OHC-Martin Dolin

Martin Dolin - Oral History

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Dolin, Martin


Augusta (Ga.)
Georgia

Georgia


Russia


United States


Dolin's (Waynesboro, Ga.)
Department Stores

Dolinsky, Samuel, 1884-1951


World War, 1914-1918


Jewish soldiers


Peddlers and Peddling


Waynesboro, Georgia


Great Depression


Jews--Relations with Blacks
Blacks - Relations with Jews

World War, 1939-1945


United States. Navy


World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island
World War, 1939-1945

Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945
World War, 1939-1945

Dolin, Harriet Aranow


Department Stores
General Stores; Dime Stores; Dry Goods

City Council Members


Segregation


Civil Rights Movement


Integration


John Birch Society


Cross Burnings


Emigration and Immigration


Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
White Supremacy Movements

White Supremacy Movements


Synagogues


Bar Mitzvah
Judaism - Customs and Practices

Bat Mitzvah
Judaism - Customs and Practices

Judaism--Customs and Practices


Dolinsky, Rhea


Mayors


Congregation Children of Israel (Augusta, Ga.)
Synagogues

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