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Sterrett-Hodge family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1060
Abstract Bascom Franklin Hodge (1898-1978), a WWI veteran and WWII Tuskegee Airman, was the grandson of Reverend Norman Bascom Sterrett (1841-1921), founder and pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Hodge was born in New York, the son of Gertrude Minerva Sterrett (1866-1946) and her husband Leander Watson Hodge (1861-1934). He attended the Charles Reynaud School for Embalming and embarked in the funeral home business with his mother and cousin, Norman B. Sterrett, Jr. (1879-1944), an...
Dates: 1886-1978

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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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

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina, to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

William Saxon Wilson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational, and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

Lillian Ransier Wright papers collection

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Identifier: AMN 1042
Abstract Compilation of the Ransier and Wright family history and contribution to the advancement of African-American community. The collection focuses on the contributions of Alonzo Jacob Ransier in the reconstruction era being a congressman and Lt. Gov. of SC. He was also Lillian Ransier Wright’s father. Lillian Ransier Wright was a graduate of the Avery Normal Institute and was teacher by profession and was involved in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church whereas her husband William G. Wright taught...
Dates: 1924-1995

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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
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African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 3
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African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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African American fraternal organizations 2
African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American newspapers 2
African American physicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 2
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Avery Tiger 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
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Real property -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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annual reports 2
masters theses 2
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Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American History Month 1
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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
Avery Research Center 7
DeCosta family 4
American Missionary Association 3
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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College of Charleston 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Amistad Research Center 2
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Charleston County School District 2
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 2
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 2
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Potts, John F. 2
Seabrook family 2
Talladega College 2
Voorhees College 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Anderson, Steward Eugene, Jr., 1911-1997 1
Anderson, Vivienne Edwards, 1913-2005 1
Atkins, Maude Henrietta Smith, 1898-1998 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buist Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.). Fields-Sims-Wright Vocational Center 1
Caffey family 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Cheyney State College 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cole family 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Cornwell family 1
Craft family 1
Craft, Ellen 1
Craft, William 1
Crum family 1
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 1
Crump family 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
Davis, Vicki Lorraine 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
DeReef family 1
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Deweese family 1
Dillahunts family 1
Dobbins, Gracie B., 1905-2001 1
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 1
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
East Bay Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Jr., 1909-1941 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Sr., 1877-1963 1
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 1
Edwards, John Arthur, 1911-1987 1
Edwards, Johnette Mencile Green, 1926-1977 1
Edwards, Lucille Roper, 1924-2016 1
Edwards, Richard Leon, 1903-2000 1
Edwards, Susanna Norena Simmons, 1880-1956 1
Entre Nous Bridge Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Equal Rights Party (New York, N.Y.) 1
Fisk University. Alumni Association 1
Fisk University. Choir 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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