People’s Clothing Store


122 Morgan Square
Spartanburg, SC 29306

FAMILIES: Goldberg; Goldstein

Abraham “Abe” Goldberg (b. 1877) opened People’s Clothing Store in the storefront that previously housed the Goldstein family’s Guarantee Clothing Company. He employed Joseph Goldstein (b. 1865) and his son, Louis Goldstein (b. 1890) as salesmen; after this store closed, Joseph joined the staff of A. Goldberg’s as a salesman.

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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