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Atlanta, Georgia
March 20 and May 1, 1996
78 pages

Diane Dwoskin Bernstein was born in Atlanta and educated in public schools. She attended the University of Texas and then Emory University. After graduation she became a teacher in the public school system in Atlanta. Diane met her future husband, Marvin Bernstein, at the Jewish Progressive Club. Diane Bernstein discusses growing up in Atlanta, including her close ties with Ahavath Achim synagogue, which she continued in her adult life. She also discusses the family business, M.Dwoskin & Sons (wallcoverings), started by her grandfather and continued by her father, Harry, and in which the entire extended Dwoskin family and related relatives participated until it was sold in 1967.

OHC-Diane Dwoskin Bernstein

Diane Dwoskin Bernstein (1939 - ) - Oral History

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