Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005
- Existence: 1924 November 20 - 2005 January 1
- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) (Place of Birth)
- Ormond Beach (Fla.) (Place of Death)
- United States (Associated Country)
- New York (N.Y.) (Other)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, Newspaper article, and Event flyer regarding New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm in Charleston, South Carolina , 1979 - 1980
File — Box 128, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents
Congresswoman Chisholm was the event speaker to support Janie L. Williams for State Senate (1980).
Dates: 1979 - 1980
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