Paul, Robert

Date:
1977-05-27
Length:
120 minutes.
Interviewer:
Cox, Dwayne
Transcription available:
no
Series:
Louisville's Jewish community
Series ID:
9999_009
Interview Number(s):
__481
__482
Summary:
Mr. Paul recollects on the life of I.W. Bernheim, Louisville distiller and philanthropist. The interview includes information on Bernheim's religious views, his opinions about Jewish assimilation into American society, the Reform Church of American Israelites, I.W. Bernheim's personality, business, and philanthropic interests, especially the whiskey business in Louisville and Bernheim's endowment of Bernheim Forest. Bernheim manufactured the bourbon whiskey I.W. Harpe.
Topic(s):
Jews--Kentucky--Louisville, Bernheim, Isaac W. (Isaac Wolfe), 1848-1945, Reform Judaism