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The interview conducted by Dr. Arnold Shankman of Winthrop College with 1918 Winthrop graduate Esther Surasky Persky outlines the life and experiences of a Jewish girl growing up and living in the South. Esther helped found the Hadassah chapter in Aiken, SC. Hadassah is an American Jewish volunteer women's organization. Subjects include education, family life, employment, college days at Winthrop College, marriage and Zionist organizations and activities.
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Judaism, Zionist Organizations
Persky, Esther Surasky, "Interview with Esther Surasky Persky" (1980). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 087.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop Normal and Industrial College -- Alumni and alumnae, Jewish college students -- Social life and customs, College students -- Social life and customs, Jews -- Southern States, Women immigrants -- Southern States, Southern States -- Ethnic relations, Jews -- Politics and government, Zionism