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Julia Alston Gourdine papers

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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

Holloway family scrapbook

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Identifier: AMN 1065
Abstract James Harrison Holloway, compiler of the family scrapbook, collected materials in the early twentieth century to preserve a record of his family’s legacy as free prominent African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, from their arrival in the late eighteenth century. In the wake of Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow, Holloway, whose vocations ranged between preacher, postmaster, and harness maker, sought to assert his family's legacy against the economic, social, and political...
Dates: 1776-1977, undated

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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