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Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990



  • Existence: 1926 March 11 - 1990 April 17


  • male



Languages Used

  • English

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Septima P. Clark papers

Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Steve Estes papers

Identifier: AMN 1055

The collection consists of primary and secondary sources used by Steve Estes to write his master’s thesis drawing comparison from the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968 and Charleston Hospital workers’ strike of 1969. Estes interviewed people who were closely associated with these movements and also consists of an analysis of newspaper clippings that capture these movements.

Dates: 1967-1996

Kentucky State College documents, 1964-1965, and undated

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Of Interest: Holds a newspaper flyer/broadside (6x9 inches) of "Freedom March on Frankfort March 5th" with speakers: "Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jackie Robinson, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Rev. Wyatt T. Walker and James Farmer." Issued by Allied Organizations for Civil Rights in Kentucky. Includes various documents from Brown's years at Kentucky State including identification/activity card, programs and invitations to campus functions, and...
Dates: 1964-1965, and undated