Jack’s Variety Store


Kingstree, SC

FAMILIES: Drucker; Heiden

Jack Drucker owned Jack’s Variety Store in Kingstree, South Carolina. Drucker’s wife, the actress Amelia Romano, played minor characters in radio shows and television serials, as well as movies “None but the Lonely Heart” (1944) and “The Naked City” (1948).

Main Image: Reprinted from The State, October 9, 1949.

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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