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Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972



  • Existence: 1910 - 1972



Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Avery Board Sponsored Events: "Esau Jenkins: A Retrospective View of the Man and His Times", 1984

 File — Box 146, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Holds the sub-series: Board of Directors Administrative Documents and Committees; Correspondence and Newsletters; Grant Proposals; Workshops and Event Programs; Avery Institute Alumni; and Various Research Documents. Also view the Charleston Chapter of the Links, "Woman of the Year," Oversize Box #160, for additional materials not included in this subseries.

Dates: 1984

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

Esau Jenkins Award, 23 January 1994

 File — Box 180, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Awards of achievement and recognition recieved by Whipper from her House of Representatives tenure, along with her civic and social work. Includes the subseries: Legislative and Political Organizations; Baptist Organization, Women's Organization, Black History Month, and Various Awards. The awards are dismatled from their original wooden plaques.

Dates: 23 January 1994

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

Bernice Robinson papers

Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

Additional filters:

Collection 4
Archival Object 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
African Americans -- Education 2
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 2
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Political action committees -- South Carolina 2
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
African American politicians 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Sea Islands -- Social life and customs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
Boards of directors 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Day care centers -- South Carolina -- Yonges Island 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- History 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Edisto Island 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Wadmalaw Island 1
Freed persons -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Functional literacy -- United States 1
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- History -- 19th century 1
Kiawah Island (S.C.) -- History 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- South Carolina 1
Literacy -- South Carolina -- History 1
Literacy tests (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Museum exhibits 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Programs (Publications) 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 1
Seabrook Island (S.C.) -- History 1
South Carolina -- History 1
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
South Carolina -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
Southern States -- Race relations 1
Special events 1
Voter registration -- Southern States 1
Wadmalaw Island (S.C.) -- History 1
awards 1
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