The Battery


Summerton, SC

FAMILIES: Krasnoff

Around 1920, Russian immigrant Solomon Krasnoff (1874-1936) opened clothing, shoe, and dry goods store The Battery in Summerton, South Carolina. A prospective merchant, Krasnoff also owned stores in Sumter, Sardinia, St. Charles, Manning, and Bishopville.

Main Image: The Battery advertisement. Reprinted from The Manning Times, May 25, 1921.

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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