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Emanuel A.M.E. Church records

Identifier: AMN 1035
Abstract Emanuel A.M.E. Church is located in the area of St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina that once was part of the incorporated African American town of Maryville. The town lost its charter in 1936 and the area is now part of the City of Charleston. The church continues on its original site, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Highway 61.The records consist of three volumes containing minutes of the leadership of the church, detailing all elements of business...
Dates: approximately 1950-1982

Julia Alston Gourdine papers

Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Reverend Joseph C. James papers

Identifier: AMN 1067
Abstract Joseph C. James served the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in several capacities: Deacon, elder, and Minister. James served congregations throughout South Carolina, including Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Kingstree, Orangeburg, Columbia, and elsewhere. In Charleston, he was affiliated with the Ebenezer AME Church, and owned a home as well as rental property. His wife, Carrie James was certified as an Evangelist in the AME Church.The collection contains materials from...
Dates: 1921-1960, undated