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Jack Bass and Walter De Vries papers

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Identifier: AMN 1061
Abstract In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect...
Dates: 1974

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bear collection

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Identifier: AMN 1134
Abstract Elizabeth M. Bear is a Professor Emeritus and former director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) School of Nursing. Bear's collection is a reflection of her avid interest in the nurse-midwifery profession, notably focusing on the education of African-Americans midwives (lay and nurse-midwives).The majority of the collection contains photocopied journal, magazine and newspaper articles, reports, correspondence, and photographs; along...
Dates: 1922-2006; Majority of material found within 1941-1998

Bell family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1001
Abstract The African American Bell family of Charleston, South Carolina were descended from Sally (Sarah) Johnson, the matriarch of a free family of color who purchased 2 Green Street, circa 1844. In 1912, the property was willed to Hiram L. Bell (died 1952), a son of Jesse Miles DeReef and Holten L. Bell.These papers document properties owned by the family, especially the historic home at 2 Green Street, Charleston, sold to the College of Charleston in 1971. With materials on the history...
Dates: approximately 1890-1972

Isaiah Bennett papers

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Identifier: AMN 1056
Abstract Isaiah Bennett (1926-2002) served as a union representative for tobacco workers at the American Tobacco Company's Cigar Factory and as a leader and negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Workers' Strike of 1969. Bennett also founded and was president of the Charleston chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, an umbrella organization for black trade unions.This collection contains five small series that pertain to the life and career of Isaiah Bennett. 1.)...
Dates: 1932-2002

Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

J.R. Bonds papers

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Identifier: AMN 1082
Abstract J. R. Bonds (1904-1992) was an African-American educator from South Carolina. In 1946, Bonds was selected as the Supervisor of Schools for Cooper River School District Four. In 1950, the Six Mile High School was officially renamed Bonds-Wilson High in honor of J. R. Bonds and John T. Wilson. J. R.'s wife, Lacy Campbell Bonds (1910-1973), was a registered nurse and secretary at Bonds-Wilson High School.The collection contains programs, photographs, correspondence, newspapers and...
Dates: 1925-1986

Book Lovers' Club records

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Identifier: AMN 1044
Abstract The Book Lover's Club of Charleston was founded in 1927 by African-American Women as a literary club with a purpose of establishing a high literary culture among its members as well as social improvement for Charleston African Americans. It helped battle racism and sexism through community-wide projects as well as neighborhood and youth activities throughout the city of Charleston.Contains organizational documents, including constitution, correspondence, minutes, and account...
Dates: 1927-1969

Carlyle Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1163
Abstract Carlyle Brown (May 6, 1945-) born in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in New York City, is an award-winning playwright/performer, curator and artistic director of Carlyle Brown and Company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also the Founding Director of the Laughing Mirror Theatre, an experimental ensemble company devoted to the research and development of Black American theatrical forms in New York. For many years Brown was a specialist in outdoor adventure-based education though...
Dates: 1800s-2010, and undated; Majority of material found in 1960s-2001

Ethyl R. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1006
Abstract Ethyl R. Brown (1902-1997) was an African-American beautician, cosmetology instructor, and beauty shop owner in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection includes certificates, awards, photographs, and other documents related to Ethyl Brown's professional and social activities as well as her family. Certificates include a 1945 teaching certificate by South Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners. There are also several photographs by Walter Boags, an African-American...
Dates: approximately 1930-1991

Brown Fellowship Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1005
Abstract The Brown Fellowship Society was a benevolent society of free African-American and racially mixed men, affiliated with St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection consists of organizational materials of the Brown Fellowship Society, including a corrected copy of Charles H. Holloway's Rules and Regulations of the Brown Fellowship Society as founded in 1794, but not published until 1844. Minute books detail the...
Dates: 1794-1990

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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
correspondence 15
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 7
programs (documents) 7
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
administrative records 6
clippings (information artifacts) 6
financial records 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
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 5
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Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 5
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
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High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 5
minutes (administrative records) 5
photocopies 5
African American Episcopalians 4
African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American newspapers 4
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 4
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African Americans -- Civil rights 4
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African Americans -- Education 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 4
African Americans -- History 4
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 4
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 4
Charleston County (S.C.) 4
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Civil rights movements -- United States 4
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 4
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 4
Southern States -- Race relations 4
certificates 4
scrapbooks 4
African American History Month 3
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American families -- South Carolina 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American newspapers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 3
African Americans -- Museums 3
African Americans -- Music 3
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- Race relations 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 3
Archives 3
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Charleston (S.C.) 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 3
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Civil rights 3
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Civil rights workers -- United States 3
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Nonprofit organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Political action committees -- South Carolina 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 3
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 3
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 3
annual reports 3
memorabilia 3
pamphlets 3
photographs 3
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Avery Normal Institute 35
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 13
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 12
Avery Research Center 11
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
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Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
African Methodist Episcopal Church 4
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Clyburn, James 4
College of Charleston 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
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
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Harleston family 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Medical University of South Carolina 3
Mickey family 3
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 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
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1869-1930 2
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Black Panther Party 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Brown family 2
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Caffey family 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, Sr. 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Charleston County Council 2
Charleston Naval Shipyard 2
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Coards Studio 2
College of Charleston. Governor's School 2
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 2
Congress of African Peoples 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 2
DeReef family 2
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