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Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

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Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Charleston Chapter #143 of Aleph Zadik Aleph (Charleston, S.C.) records

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Identifier: Mss 1129
Abstract

Correspondence, newsletters, manuals, pledge tests and training booklets, and ephemera relating to Charleston chapter #143 of Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), an all-male Jewish youth organization.

Dates: 1947-1958

Charleston County Black School Directory records

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Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

Charleston County Department of Social Services records

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Identifier: 0-00000
Abstract Charleston County Department of Social Services records are a compilation of non-confidential administrative reports and various public welfare studies. The majority of the material pertains to Charleston County, but some has statewide significance. Approximately 40% of the collection pertains to the African American experience in the region. The records contains letters, memoranda, reports, statistics and other documents regarding the system of social services and includes histories of the...
Dates: approximately 1919-1989

Charleston Five collection

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Identifier: AMN 1124
Abstract The Charleston Five, Elijah Ford Jr., Ricky Simmons, Peter Washington, Jason Edgerton and Kenneth Jefferson were brought up on felony riot charges following a confrontation on the Charleston docks with law enforcement. The Charleston Five Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, literary productions, printed materials and video material all pertaining to the published work of Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger. The collection is arranged into four series:...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Charleston Free Library Rosenwald Fund

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Identifier: AMN 1151
Abstract The Charleston Free Library, Charleston's first public library, opened its doors on January 1, 1931. The establishment of this library was made possible with the support of the Julius Rosenwald Fund. A grand total of $80,000 was awarded to the Free Charleston Library with the goal of “enabling the county to get this service started with the best possible standards.” The funds were distributed over a five year period. The The Charleston Free Library Rosenwald Fund collection contains...
Dates: 1930-1945

Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project

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Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Dates: 1849-1985

Chisolm's Rice Mill records

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Identifier: Mss 0053
Abstract

Collection consists of the records of Chisolm's Rice Mill, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1873 to 1925. Records include letterpress copybooks containing monthly records of amounts paid and due at the mill, cash books, balance books, general ledgers, and vouchers and receipts for companies and individuals for goods and services.

Dates: 1873-1912

Septima P. Clark papers

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Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Septima Poinsette Clark scrapbook

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Identifier: AMN 1000.A
Abstract The collection consists of a commemorative disbound scrapbook complied for Septima Poinsette Clark by an unknown person highlighting aspects of her life and career as a teacher and civil rights activist. It contains original memorabilia including photographs of her, her family and people affiliated with her life and career (including a photograph of Clark with Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King and several with Ralph Abernathy and Martin Luther King, Jr.). It also includes correspondence and...
Dates: 1924-1980

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correspondence 109
clippings (information artifacts) 93
black-and-white photographs 82
Charleston (S.C.) 51
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color photographs 44
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 42
scrapbooks 38
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 37
black-and-white negatives 30
certificates 26
digital images 25
financial records 24
programs (documents) 24
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videocassettes 23
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photograph albums 22
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 21
black-and-white slides 21
letters (correspondence) 21
minutes (administrative records) 21
typescripts 20
memoirs 17
pamphlets 17
Photographs 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
compact discs 15
articles 14
diaries 14
newsletters 14
manuscripts (documents) 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
administrative records 12
audiocassettes 12
genealogical tables 12
postcards 12
publications (documents) 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
ledgers (account books) 11
African American churches 10
personal correspondence 10
sketches 10
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 9
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 9
diplomas 9
magazines (periodicals) 9
notes (documents) 9
obituaries 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
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cabinet photographs 7
daguerreotypes (photographs) 7
files (document groupings) 7
identity cards 7
interviews 7
posters 7
printed ephemera 7
slides (photographs) 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
floppy disks 6
legal documents 6
manuscripts for publication 6
newspapers 6
periodicals 6
plats (maps) 6
receipts (financial records) 6
research notes 6
sheet music 6
African American universities and colleges 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
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Avery Normal Institute 33
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
College of Charleston 10
United States. Army 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
Charleston Naval Shipyard 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
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Clyburn, James 4
Cohen family 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 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
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 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
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 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
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
United States. Navy 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
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