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Charlotte Jewish Historical Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH-JC

Scope and Contents

The audio recordings feature prominent members of Charlotte's Jewish community who discuss the Jewish experience in the Queen City and chronicle the many changes they've seen throughout the twentieth century. Discussions focus on the burgeoning Jewish population, the creation of temples and a vibrant Jewish Community Center, and growing acceptance of and involvement of Jews in social and civic organizations. Interviewees also talk about their own personal experiences with Jewish education, statewide youth networks, and brushes with anti-Semitism.

Dates

  • 1989 - 2000

Language of Materials

The material is in English

Conditions Governing Access

11 of the 13 interviews that comprise the Charlotte Jewish Historical Society oral history interviews have been digitized and are available in the digital repository. Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials included on this web site are freely available for private study, scholarship or non-commercial research under the fair use provisions of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code). Any use beyond the provisions of fair use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication, broadcast, redistribution or mounting on another web site always require prior written permission and may also be subject to additional restrictions and fees. UNC Charlotte does not hold literary rights to all materials in its collections and the researcher is responsible for securing those rights when needed. Copyright information for specific collections is available upon request.]

Biographical / Historical

The Charlotte Jewish Historical Society, a project of the Carolina Agency for Jewish Education, collected these interviews, which are part of a much larger collection that has been ongoing for many years. UNC Charlotte worked with the Charlotte Jewish Historical Society to create transcripts of this group of interviews with the intention of making them digitally available through their website.

Extent

13 Interviews

Overview

The Charlotte Jewish Historical Society, a project of the Carolina Agency for Jewish Education, collected these interviews, which are part of a much larger collection. The interviews feature prominent members of Charlotte's Jewish community who discuss the Jewish experience in the Queen City and chronicle the many changes they've seen throughout the twentieth century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Charlotte Jewish Historical Society, a project of the Carolina Agency for Jewish Education
Title
Charlotte Jewish Historical Society oral history collection
Date
December 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 USA