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Atlanta, Georgia
March 2 and 5 and April 2, 1990
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89 pages
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Joseph Asher was born in Atlanta in 1901 and his family (Marks, Asher, and Elsas) has roots in the state of Georgia going back to the Civil War. He recalls life in rural Georgia in his youth. Joseph married Helen Elsas (Asher). For most of his career he worked at Rich's and he recalls many of the personalities there. During World War II, he was involved with providing uniforms to the army and relates his travels and experiences during that time. Joseph Asher was also involved in many community, both Jewish and general, activities in the Atlanta area including the establishment of the Howard School.

OHC-Joseph Asher

Joseph Asher (1901 - 1992) - Oral History

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