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100 Black Men of Charleston records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1085
Abstract 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc., established in 1996, is a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America, a national organization that dedicates time and financial assistance to programs and facilities that assist youth in communities of particular need. Many programs implemented by the organization involve mentoring and education. The collection consists of materials relating to the establishment, operation, and development of 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. Administrative records include...
Dates: 1995-2008

George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Nathan S. Addlestone papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1127
Abstract

Scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, programs, newsletters, and reports pertaining to Nathan Addlestone, a Charleston businessman who founded several scrap metal businesses, including Steelmet, Incorporated and Addlestone International Corporation. He was also very active in philanthropy, particularly pertaining to education.

Dates: circa 1910-2009

Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1065-017
Abstract

Pre- and post-World War II photographs of Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins, a Dutch Jew born in 1938 in Bussum, Netherlands, who, as a child, was hidden during World War II. Photographs show Krant and her family and friends in the Netherlands, including her grandparents, parents, and other family members.

Dates: 1938-2000

Willy Adler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-028
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and other papers of Willy Adler (1920-), a native of Hamburg, Germany, who immigrated to the United States in 1939. Materials document Nazi persecution of the Adler family.

Dates: 1913-1938, 1982-2010

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.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...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

William Martin Aiken papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0002
Abstract

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

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Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

Winfred Kent Alston collection

 Collection
Identifier: 30028
Abstract

Winfred Kent Alston served as principal of Robert Smalls High School in Beaufort, South Carolina, from 1937 to 1962. Through his work with the school and community he founded the first African American Boy Scout Troop and high school band in Beaufort County. His Collection contains programs from his activities at South Carolina State and in Beaufort, articles, photographs, and a 1962 copy of the Robert Smalls High School newspaper,

Dates: approximately 1930-1987

Dr. Leroy Frederick Anderson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1145
Abstract Leroy Frederick Anderson (1916-1989), was an educator, behavioral scientist and medical administrator. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Anderson was a graduate of Avery Institute, (Class of 1935), Fisk University and the University of Kentucky where he acquired a Doctor of Education degree. During his illustrious career, Anderson was supervising principal at W. Gresham Meggett School (James Island, South Carolina); executive director of Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Center,...
Dates: 1942-1990, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1975

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Special Collections 225
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 155
 
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correspondence 107
clippings (information artifacts) 92
black-and-white photographs 84
Charleston (S.C.) 49
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 48
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photocopies 46
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 43
color photographs 42
scrapbooks 37
black-and-white negatives 33
digital images 28
certificates 25
financial records 24
photographs 24
programs (documents) 24
videocassettes 23
DVDs 22
black-and-white slides 22
photograph albums 22
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 21
letters (correspondence) 21
minutes (administrative records) 21
typescripts 19
memoirs 18
pamphlets 17
Photographs 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
articles 14
compact discs 14
diaries 14
newsletters 14
manuscripts (documents) 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
administrative records 12
audiocassettes 12
genealogical tables 12
publications (documents) 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
ledgers (account books) 11
postcards 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
obituaries 10
personal correspondence 10
African American churches 9
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 9
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
diplomas 9
magazines (periodicals) 9
notes (documents) 9
sketches 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 8
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 8
South Carolina -- History 8
booklets 8
cashbooks 8
photo CDs 8
poetry 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
Charleston County (S.C.) 7
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 7
Speeches 7
cabinet photographs 7
files (document groupings) 7
identity cards 7
interviews 7
printed ephemera 7
writings (documents) 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 6
books 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
color slides 6
daguerreotypes (photographs) 6
floppy disks 6
legal documents 6
manuscripts for publication 6
newspapers 6
plats (maps) 6
posters 6
receipts (financial records) 6
research notes 6
sheet music 6
slides (photographs) 6
African American universities and colleges 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 5
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African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 5
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Language
English 373
German 27
Hebrew 25
Yiddish 14
French 12
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 32
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
United States. Army 12
College of Charleston 10
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 8
Avery Research Center 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Voorhees College 6
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 5
Moses family 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Charleston Naval Shipyard 4
Clyburn, James 4
Cohen family 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 4
Medical University of South Carolina 4
Raisin, Rachel M. 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
United States. Works Progress Administration 4
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
American Missionary Association 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Harby family 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Howard University 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Levy family 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Mickey family 3
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 3
Moïse, Penina 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
United States. Congress. House 3
We Are Family (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 2
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Beth Israel Congregation (Florence, S.C.) 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Black Panther Party 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Bradbury, Rachael Bowman 2
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