Julius Morris

c. 1883 - 1901

Main Street
Sumter, SC


Julius Morris (1848-1901) arrived in Sumter, South Carolina around 1883. After he came to Sumter, he opened a store on Main Street which he operated until his death in 1901.

Main Image: An announcement of the stores in Sumter that planned to close for the Fourth of July. Reprinted from the Watchman and Southron, June 29, 1892.

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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