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Inventory of the Charles Fram Photographs, 1915-circa 1947

Descriptive Summary

Abstract: Black and white photographs of Charles Fram of Union, South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.
Title: Charles Fram photographs
Creator: Fram, Charles, 1902-2001
Date(s): 1915-circa 1947  
Extent: 1 folder
Repository: Jewish Heritage Collection, Special Collections, College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: (843) 953-8016
Fax: (843) 953-6319
Call Number: Mss 1034-102
Language of Material: Materials in English

Biographical Note

Charles Fram (1902-2001) was born in Union, South Carolina, in 1902, to Solomon Fram and Katie Fram. In 1919 he enrolled in the Georgia Institute of Technology but after a year transferred to Worcester Poly-Tech in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1921 Fram transferred to the University of South Carolina, graduating three years later with a business degree. After graduation he moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and worked for the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Two years later he joined the Abernethy Publishing Company, a business paper-publishing house in Atlanta, Georgia. During World War II Fram served in northern India as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He retired in 1990 after working for 62 years in the publishing business.

Collection Overview

Black and white photographs of Charles Fram of Union, South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index this collection in the Library's online catalog. They are grouped by name of person, family, or organization, by topical subject, by place, and by types of material.


    • Fram, Charles, 1902-2001


    • Jews--South Carolina--Union
    • Jewish businesspeople--Georgia--Atlanta


    • Union (S.C.)
    • Atlanta (Ga.)

    Types of Material

    • Black-and-white photographs


    Photographs, 1915-circa 1947

    Images of Fram in Student Army Training Corps uniform; in his office at Abernathy Publishing circa the 1930s; with his wife, Grace Fram; and several images of Fram in military uniform during World War II. Also included is an image of his mother Katie Fram with his nephew Arnold Fram.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    This collection is open for research.

    Copyright Notice

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Fram photographs, College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Joshua Minor, May 2012.

    Encoded by Joshua Minor, June 2012.

    Reviewed and uploaded by Martha McTear, June 2012.

    Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

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