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Photographs, circa 1910s-1940s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Collection Overview

From the Collection:

The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white firemen; however, fire stations remained segregated.


  • Creation: circa 1910s-1984

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.


From the Collection: 0.1 linear feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

125 Bull Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424 United States