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Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss 0148
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the history, projects, and activities of the Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) from 1948 to 1953.

Dates: 1948-1953

League of Allied Arts records

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Identifier: AMN-1158
Abstract The League of Allied Arts (LAA) is an organization of Black women who celebrate and help to locally advance a plethora of elements of high culture. The organization was initially founded in Los Angeles, CA in 1939, however, Edwina Whitlock created a new branch of the organization upon her relocation back to Charleston, South Carolina in 1986. This collection highlights the documents from its foundation and earliest years, from 1986 to 1988. There are three series. Administrative includes...
Dates: 1983-1988; Majority of material found within 1986-1988

Millicent E. Brown collection of the Somebody Had To Do It Project

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Identifier: AMN 1148
Abstract The Somebody Had to Do It (SHTDI) Project brought to Claflin University in 2008, under the auspices of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African-American History, Culture and Policy. This initative was designed as a multi-disciplinary research project to identify the “first children” who “sacrificed their youth” in implementing the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954. After the creation of a database identifying the names,...
Dates: 2003-2013, and undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2013

Southern Jewish Historical Society records-Part II

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Identifier: Mss 1056b
Abstract

Meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, programs, publications, and other administrative records of part II of the Southern Jewish Historical Society (SJHS). Materials relate to the organization and function of SJHS with resources relevant to southern Jewish History.

Dates: 1958-2010

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