Sagerman, Annette Simon
Louisville's Jewish Community
Mrs. Sagerman remembers her father Jacob Simon who was born Latvia, who came to the United States to escape Czar's army. He ran secondhand store on Federal Street. Her mother was born and reared in St. Louis. Sagerman was born in 1924. She remembers her schooling; Orthodoxy and Adath Jeshurun; Goldstein's; Persky's; Fisher's Drug Store; Lerner's Restaurant (which was Kosher); movie prices (the Strand on Chestnut, Loew's and the Rialto (on 4th)); the 1937 flood; religious customs and rituals; picnics in Summers Park and Sennings Park; Charely Simon Deli; and Feitelson Deli. She discusses her marriage in 1953, and her husband's family. She discusses the Young Men's Hebrew Association, and Morris Simon starting the YMHA Orchestra.
Jews--Kentucky--Louisville, Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Louisville, Ky.), Floods--Kentucky--Louisville, Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)