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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

Sterrett-Hodge family papers

Identifier: AMN 1060
Abstract Bascom Franklin Hodge (1898-1978), a WWI veteran and WWII Tuskegee Airman, was the grandson of Reverend Norman Bascom Sterrett (1841-1921), founder and pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Hodge was born in New York, the son of Gertrude Minerva Sterrett (1866-1946) and her husband Leander Watson Hodge (1861-1934). He attended the Charles Reynaud School for Embalming and embarked in the funeral home business with his mother and cousin, Norman B. Sterrett, Jr. (1879-1944), an...
Dates: 1886-1978