D. Hirschman

Merchant
c.1900-c.1930


Manning, SC

FAMILIES: Hirschman

David Hirschman (1871-1932) and his wife, Tillie (born c.1873), Austrian immigrants, opened D. Hirschman in Manning, South Carolina around 1900. In their store, the Hirschman’s sold dry goods and clothes, in addition to hats made by Tillie. Benjamin Ness (1890-1956) and Morris Ness (1887-1975) worked as salesmen at D. Hirschman until Morris opened Everybody’s Store in 1913.

Main Image: Reprinted from The Manning Times, March 20, 1918.

 

Above: Reprinted from The Manning Times, May 2, 1906.

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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