Edward’s

Merchant
1938-1977


Conway, SC 29526

FAMILIES: Kronsberg, Barshay

LINKS:
Read the complete history of Edward’s 5 and 10 Cent Store.

Edward Kronsberg (1903-1985), the proprietor of Edward’s 5 and 10 Cent Store in Charleston, opened a branch in Conway in 1938. It, along with approximately 30 other locations, was sold to Big K-Kuhn Brothers of Nashville, Tennessee in 1977.

Main image: The Kronsberg brothers, circa 1937. Clockwise from back left: Macey, Milton, Meyer, Edward. Image courtesy of Mickey Kronsberg Rosenblum

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation. Longtime members of the JHSSC, Mr. Arnold obm, a merchant himself, and Mr. Farbstein obm were both children of South Carolina Jewish merchants.

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