Klein, Harry Jackson
Louisville's Jewish community
Harry Jackson Klein discusses his father, a Latvian rabbi; his early education under his father; growing up around the corner of First and Walnut Street; high school education at Louisville Male; going to work at eighteen as a salesman; various business enterprises; World War II when he directed Louisville's Office of Price Administration; and wartime work in gas rationing and scrap metal drives. Klein concludes with recollections of his work in the Jewish community, including the building of Jewish Hospital and reflections on how the community has changed during this lifetime.
Jews--Kentucky--Louisville, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Office of Price Administration