Efron’s Dress Shop

1920s – 1940s

Main Street
Aiken, SC 29801


Efron’s Dress Shop was owned by Mary Fadem Efron (1902-1974), who moved to Aiken from St. Louis, Missouri by 1921 with her husband, Harry Efron (1898-1999), to join his extended family. She also owned Mary Efron Children’s Shop. The Efrons retired and returned to St. Louis by 1950.

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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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