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J. Arthur Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

James E. Campbell papers

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Identifier: AMN 1113
Abstract James E. Campbell (born 1925), an African-American educator and civil rights activist, worked as a teacher in Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; and Tanzania. He later became an administrator with the New York City public school system. Campbell also served as contributing editor for the journal Freedomways. Relocating after retirement, he became a community activist in Charleston, South Carolina and continued his involvement with educational...
Dates: 1930-2009

Armand Derfner legal papers

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Identifier: AMN 1049
Abstract Armand Derfner, b. 1938, has been a litigator in private practice in Charleston, S.C. since 1974. He has litigated civil rights cases since the Voting Rights Act of 1965 went into effect in August 1968, when Derfner represented voters in Greenwood, Mississippi. He has gained national renown as a civil rights attorney, having won five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Armand Derfner Legal Papers document his work since establishing his practice in Charleston in 1974. The papers are...
Dates: 1973-1995

Steve Estes papers

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Identifier: AMN 1055
Abstract

The collection consists of primary and secondary sources used by Steve Estes to write his master’s thesis drawing comparison from the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968 and Charleston Hospital workers’ strike of 1969. Estes interviewed people who were closely associated with these movements and also consists of an analysis of newspaper clippings that capture these movements.

Dates: 1967-1996

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