A. A. Strauss


Summerton, SC


Around 1900, German immigrant Alfred Abraham Strauss (1841-1925) owned Summerton, South Carolina general store A. A. Strauss. The store was one of several A. A. Strauss branches across South Carolina. Other locations included Sumter, Camden, and Mayesville.

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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