Sneg’s Shoe Shop

Cobbler
1924-1951

621 Front Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

FAMILIES: Sneg

Moses Sneg (1897-1951) was born in Kreusberg, Latvia. In 1920, he married his wife, Rachel Berkowitz (1900-1977), who was born in Cherkoff, Russia. In 1924, the couple immigrated to the United States and settled in Georgetown, South Carolina. Shortly after immigrating, Sneg established a retail shoe and shoe repair store at 621 Front Street. Sneg operated this store until his death in 1951.

Main Image: Newspaper advertisement for Sneg’s Shoe Shop. Reprinted from the Georgetown Times, December 21, 1950.

 

Newspaper advertisement for Sneg’s Shoe Shop. Reprinted from the Georgetown Times, December 19, 1930.

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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