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Reeves van Hettinga papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0210
Abstract Papers of Reeves van Hettinga, French-style chef and trompe l’oeil artist from 1860 to 2018. He spent most of his adult life in New York City before retiring to Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes biographical materials, art, professional papers and photographs and genealogical materials documenting the van Hettinga and Jones families. There are also materials relating to his brother William, artist and founder of the Charleston newspaper Poor...
Dates: 1860-2018

Various Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: AMN 9000
Abstract This collection consists of various small collections held at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. The collection consists of forty-seven small collections that were donated by families, individuals, organizations, and unidentified individuals. Each collection has its own arrangement and description. Topics included in this collection are African American education and schools, African American fire fighters, African American businesspeople, African American...
Dates: 1786-2007, undated

John Vaughan letters to Philip Tidyman

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0142
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters discussing smallpox vaccinations sent from Dr. John Vaughan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Philip Tidyman of Charleston, South Carolina. The letters are dated December 11, 1801 and April 7, 1802 and the latter contains a sketch of a water filtration system.

Dates: 1801-1802

Diane Barbanel Vickers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-058
Collection Overview The collection contains memorabilia Diane Barbanel collected throughout her youth including: her Charleston Hebrew Kindergarten certificate of completion (1950), a Charleston Hebrew Institute program for its Second Annual Graduation (1950), Certificates of Honor from the Synagogue Emanu-El for "Excellence in Studies" and "Perfect Attendance" (1955-1956), the 1958-1959 USY club roster"The Twelfth Annual Confirmation Service of Synagogue Emanu-El" program (1960), Certificate of Confirmation...
Dates: 1950-1961

Victory Hostess Organization minutes and annual report

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-100
Abstract

Monthly steering committee minutes and annual report of the Victory Hostess Organization established in Charleston, South Carolina, by Nat Shulman of the National Jewish Welfare Board. Minutes and annual report were recorded by Lenora Stine, Secretary and Chairwoman of the Jewish Welfare Board Entertainment Committee. The Victory Hostess Organization (VHO) was established to host dances and entertainment for Jewish GIs in eastern South Carolina during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

Gene Waddell stereograph collection of rice and cotton cultivation

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-186
Abstract Collection consists of twelve stereographs of rice and cotton cultivation in South Carolina (including Georgetown, South Carolina); Savannah, Georgia; Louisiana; and Mississippi, compiled by Gene Waddell. A majority of the stereographs were produced by the Keystone View Company but the collection also includes stereographs produced by Underwood & Underwood, the Kilburn Brothers, and American Views. Stereograph images depict African Americans plowing, hoeing and flooding rice fields,...
Dates: 1879, 1904-1905

Walter H. Solomon-Founder and Director, Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, Charleston, S.C.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-030
Collection Overview

In wooden frame, 242 x 209 cm. Title is engraved on metal plate attached to the frame.

Dates: 1971

War ration book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-119
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a war ration book issued to Florence S. Reid, Charleston, S.C.

Dates: 1943

Judge J. Waties and Elizabeth Waring papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1033
Abstract Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968), a Charleston native and attorney became a Federal Judge in 1942. At the time of his divorce and remarriage in 1945 to Elizabeth A. Hoffman (1895-1966), he began to hand down more liberal decisions, such as equalizing the pay of black and white teachers and outlawing South Carolina's white-only Democratic Primary. He soon ruled that separate but equal was per se inequality. Because he and his wife socialized with African Americans and held...
Dates: approximately 1947-1964

Warrant

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-138
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a single warrant issued by Edward Trescot and Thomas W. Bacot, tax collectors for the parish of St. Philip's and St. Michael's, to Guilliam Aertsen, Sheriff of Charleston District, authorizing the arrest of Issac Seymour, shipmaker, for failure to pay his 1791 taxes of nine shillings four pence. The warrant was issued on August 1, 1792 for the sum of seventeen shillings.

Dates: 1792 August 1

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Charleston (S.C.) 54
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 45
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 9
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
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Avery Normal Institute 35
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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 17
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 13
United States. Army 13
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 12
Avery Research Center 11
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Moses family 9
Cohen family 8
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
Levy family 8
Alston family 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 7
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 6
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Charleston Naval Shipyard 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 6
Moïse family 6
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 6
Weinberg family 6
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 5
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 5
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 5
Blamyer family 5
Blamyre family 5
Breibart, Solomon 5
DeCosta family 5
Deas family 5
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 5
Harby family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Medical University of South Carolina 5
Moïse, Penina 5
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5
Raisin, Rachel M. 5
Rubens family 5
Solomon family 5
St. Philip's Church (Charleston, S.C.) 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
African Methodist Episcopal Church 4
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brown family 4
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 4
Clyburn, James 4
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Finley family 4
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 4
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Lazar family 4
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
Pogson family 4
Rosenberg, Anita Moïse Rosefield 4
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948- 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Stern, Theodore Sanders 4
Tobias, Thomas J. 4
United States. Navy 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Wigfall family 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Altman family 3
American Missionary Association 3
B'nai B'rith 3
Banov family 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
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