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00:00:14 - Background of Louis Ades

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Where were you born?
Louis: Lexington, KY

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his background

Keywords: Lexington,Ky; Parents; Work

Subjects: Lexington,KY

00:02:52 - The Ade's Dry Good Company

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Was this the business your father worked at?
Louis: Yes

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his parents business

Keywords: Parents, Business, The Ade's Dry Goods Company

Subjects: The Ade's Dry Goods Company

00:05:22 - Education Background

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Did you go to the university of Kentucky?
Louis: No, I went to the University of Pennsylvania

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his education and high school military academy

Keywords: Colbert Military Academy; High School; Military; University of Kentucky; University of Pennsylvania

Subjects: Colbert Military Academy; High School; Military; University of Kentucky; University of Pennsylvania

00:07:10 - Religious Background

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: When you were raised here were your parents very religious?
Louis: Yes, They attended Synagogue and Temple

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his parents and his religious background

Keywords: Hebrew; Kosher; Rabbi; Synagogue; Temple

Subjects: Hebrew; Kosher; Rabbi; Synagogue; Temple

00:09:22 - Family: Wife Francis Letterman and Children

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: How did you meet your wife?
Louis: My cousin on my side married her sister and that is how we met.

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks a little about his wife and kids

Keywords: Synagogue; Temple

Subjects: Children; Raising the kids; Wife

00:11:25 - Louis involvement in the Jewish community

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Where you involved in the Jewish Community?
Louis: Yes, Temple and Synagogue

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his involvement within the Jewish community.

Keywords: Involvement on boards; Maurice Hymson; Synagogue; Temple

Subjects: Maurice Hymson; Synagogue; Temple

00:12:58 - Louis's father founding Synagogue and sitting on board at the Temple

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Was your father one of the founders of the synagogue in Lexington?
Louis: Yes, I would believe so

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about his fathers involvement with both Synagogue and Temple

Keywords: Founding father of synagogue; sitting on board at Temple

Subjects: Founding father of synagogue; sitting on board at Temple

00:13:48 - Social Life

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Do you know how many Jewish families were in Lexington at that time?
Louis: I would say about 60 or 70

Segment Synopsis: Louis briefly speaks on the population in Lexington and social life in Lexington.

Keywords: Population; antisemitism; children; congregations; country club; friends; social life

Subjects: Jewish population in Lexington for both congregations; antisemitism; children; country club; friends; social life

00:16:41 - Living in Lexington

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Where did you live in Lexington?
Louis: woodland avenue,

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about the different places he has lived in Lexington

Keywords: Woodland, South Limestone, Ashland road

Subjects: Woodland, South Limestone

00:18:53 - Childhood

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Do you feel like you had a happy childhood growing up?
Louis: Yes, very much so

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks a little about his childhood and how he had a happy childhood

Keywords: Cardinal Hill; salvation army

Subjects: Cardinal Hill; Schools acceptance; salvation army

00:20:17 - Differences in the Jews in the north and south?

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Did you notice any differences in Jews of the north and Jews of the south?
Louis: Not particularly

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about the small differences in Jews of the north and Jews of the south

Keywords: congregation; personality; population

Subjects: Differences; congregations

00:21:06 - Jewish Identity surviving in Central Kentucky

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Do you think there is a particular reason why Jewish Identity has survived in central Kentucky?
Louis: We've been active, acted as US Citizen

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about why he think Jewish identity has survived in Kentucky.

Keywords: Active in community; US Citizen

Subjects: Jewish Identity

00:22:33 - Depression affects on Lexington and family

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: How did the depression affect Lexington?
Louis: It affected us just like it did everywhere else

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about how the depression affected his family and business

Keywords: Agriculture, businesses

Subjects: Depression

00:23:31 - Jewish Businesses in Lexington.

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: Do you remember any of the businesses in downtown Lexington that were successful?
Louis: Wolf Wile, Hymsons

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about a couple businesses in Lexington that were owned by Jewish merchants that were successful.

Keywords: Hymson's Tots and Teens; Lowenthole; Wolf Wile

Subjects: Jewish merchants

00:24:02 - Holocaust

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Partial Transcript: Interviewer: How did the Holocaust effect you?
Louis: I was very active in anything I could do to help

Segment Synopsis: Louis talks about things he did to help

Keywords: Holocaust, United Jewish Appeals

Subjects: Holocaust effects