A. A. Strauss


Mayesville, SC


From around 1884 until around the time of his death in 1925, German immigrant Alfred Abraham Strauss (1841-1925) owned Mayesville, South Carolina general store A. A. Strauss. The store served as the headquarters for branch A. A. Strauss stores located in Sumter, Summerton, and Wisacky, South Carolina.

Main Image: A. A. Strauss advertisement. Reprinted from The Manning Times, October 17, 1900.

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation.

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