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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Brochures on African American Archival Centers, 1985, 1989, and undated

 File — Box: 146, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Contains documents collected in prepartation for the establishment of the Avery Research Center; a archive, small museum, and cultural center for public programming.

Dates: 1985, 1989, and undated

Newsletters and Brochures on African American Organizations and Museums, 1981-2001, and undated

 File — Box: 146, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Contains documents collected in prepartation for the establishment of the Avery Research Center; a archive, small museum, and cultural center for public programming.

Dates: 1981-2001, and undated

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated