O.K. Pawn Shop

Merchant
c.1940s-c.1970s


Rock Hill, SC

FAMILIES: Dresner

Harold Dresner (1913-1983) owned O.K. Pawn Shop and O.K. Men and Boys Shop in Rock Hill. The clientele and employees of these stores consisted of mostly African Americans.

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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