Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

A Portion of the People. Three Hundred Years of Southern Jewish Life
(212 words)

Editors

Dale Rosengarten, Theodore Rosengarten.

Curator

Dale Rosengarten.

Imprint

Columbia, S.C., USA, 2002. 268 pp., illustrations: 85 col., 74 b&w, 28.5 × 24.5 cm. English.

ISBN

1570034451

Location

University of South Carolina, McKissick Museum (13 January–19 May 2002)

Description

South Carolina Jewry from its earliest documented presence in 1695 to present day. Introduction by Theodore Rosengarten, essays by Deborah Dash Moore, Jenna Weissman Joselit, Jack Bass and Dale Rosengarten. The majority of the catalog presents a narrative of the exhibition in 7 chapters, detailing the community’s history, important families and individuals, ways of life, industries etc. Photo Essay by Bill Aron shows recent images of South Carolina’s Jews. Many exhibits were lent by local families and were displayed here for the first time. Basic entries. 215 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
PHOTOGRAPHS
PORTRAITS
SOUTH CAROLINA

minor keywords

Besamim
Bridal boxes/chests
Bridal garments
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Hanukkah lamps
Historical photographs
Ketubbot
Kiddush cups
Matzah covers/bags
Mizrach
Musical instruments
Paintings, synagogues
Papercuts
Plates
Prayerbooks/Mahzors
Printed books
Purim groggers
Seals/Stamps, Jewish society/institution
Shechita knives
Shana Tova greeting cards
Shiviti plaques, paper
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects
Synagogues, South Carolina
Synagogues, United States
Torah binders
Tzedakah boxes/containers
United States
Yad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 8 pp., 13 col. and 2 b&w illus., 23 × 20.3 cm.

Other venues

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, S.C., USA (12 September–17 November 2002); Yeshiva University Museum, New York City, USA (6 February–20 July 2003); Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, N.C., USA (14 September–29 November 2003)

Cite this page
“A Portion of the People. Three Hundred Years of Southern Jewish Life”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1707>
First published online: 2019



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