Morris Needle


King Street
Charleston, SC


A third-generation clothing merchant based out of Charleston, SC, Morris Needle (1895-1952) worked for decades in his father’s—Jacob Needle (1869-1932)—clothing store on King Street. After his father’s death in 1932, Morris took over operation of the store. He continued its operation until his death in 1952.

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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Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center
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Charleston, SC 29424
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