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Edmund Lee Drago collection

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Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Lucille Roper Edwards papers

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Identifier: AMN 1143
Abstract Lucille Roper Edwards (1924-) worked as an African-American elementary schoolteacher teaching second graders in the Miami, Florida area for forty-seven years. Originally from Cordesville, South Carolina, Roper Edwards attended the Berkeley Training School (Moncks Corner, 1938), and the Avery Normal Institute (1940-1942).The majority of the collection holds Roper Edwards' lesson plans written when she was a second grade teacher at Poinciana Park Elementary School, Dade County,...
Dates: 1942-1994, undated; Majority of material found within 1961-1985

Entre Nous Bridge Club papers

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Identifier: AMN 1025
Abstract The Entre Nous Bridge Club was founded May 27, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina by sixteen women to play a card game known as Five Hundred. The group, with membership limited to sixteen, met monthly in members' homes. The club rotated officers yearly and hosted annual celebrations and special parties for their 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries. The club continues to this day (2006).The Entre Nous Bridge Club Papers (1924-1994) consist of minute books; official and financial records;...
Dates: 1924-1994

Donald Fraser papers

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Identifier: 00-000
Abstract

In the 1940s, Donald Fraser attended the Avery Normal Institute, as had his brother, James, as well as his father, aunt and uncles. Before that, Fraser attended Immaculate Conception School. This collection contains items related to the Avery Normal Institute and Immaculate Conception School, including report cards and tuition receipts.

Dates: 1940-1950

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

Graves family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1081
Abstract The Graves family of Charleston, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of educators and Avery Institute graduates. James R. B. Graves, Jr. (1883-1969), a Pullman porter and union member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, married Rose Laura Winds (1890-1978) in 1915. Together, they raised five children: J. Michael, Pauline, Annette, Robert, and Eugene. J. Michael Graves (1915-1996), a Class of 1932 graduate of the Avery Institute, was an educator and...
Dates: 1884-2004

Isabelle Smalls Griffin papers

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Identifier: 00-00000
Abstract

This collection contains transcripts of speeches, programs and other memorabilia from Avery Normal Institute (1940s) and Baptist Hill High School (1960-1985).

Dates: approximately 1945-1985

Dr. Frank G. Hayne papers

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Identifier: AMN 1135
Abstract Frank George Hayne (1909-1984) was an African American dentist in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Avery Institute, Immaculate Conception High School, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College.The majority of this collection is comprised of black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbooks of Hayne and his wife Anita (Cole) Hayne's family members. Most of the photographs are unidentified. The collection also contains correspondence and documents from Fisk...
Dates: 1911-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1982

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

Alphonso W. Hoursey papers

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Identifier: AMN-1156
Abstract Alphonso W. Hoursey was born in 1900 and raised in Charleston. He attended the Avery Normal Institute, Fisk University (1926), and the University of Michigan. After graduating from Fisk, Hoursey taught at the Avery Normal Institute, organized the HI-Y Club, which prioritized a ‘Protestant Ethic’ and sportsmanship. With Avery’s closure in 1954, Hoursey went to teach at Burke High School until his retirement in 1966. This collection of memorabilia of Hoursey highlights his career as an...
Dates: 1907-1972 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 7
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DeCosta family 4
American Missionary Association 3
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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College of Charleston 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Amistad Research Center 2
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Charleston County School District 2
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 2
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 2
Potts, John F. 2
Seabrook family 2
Talladega College 2
Voorhees College 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Anderson, Steward Eugene, Jr., 1911-1997 1
Anderson, Vivienne Edwards, 1913-2005 1
Atkins, Maude Henrietta Smith, 1898-1998 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buist Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.). Fields-Sims-Wright Vocational Center 1
Caffey family 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Cheyney State College 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cole family 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Cornwell family 1
Craft family 1
Craft, Ellen 1
Craft, William 1
Crum family 1
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 1
Crump family 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
Davis, Vicki Lorraine 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
DeReef family 1
Deweese family 1
Dillahunts family 1
Dobbins, Gracie B., 1905-2001 1
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 1
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
East Bay Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Jr., 1909-1941 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Sr., 1877-1963 1
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 1
Edwards, John Arthur, 1911-1987 1
Edwards, Johnette Mencile Green, 1926-1977 1
Edwards, Lucille Roper, 1924- 1
Edwards, Richard Leon, 1903-2000 1
Edwards, Susanna Norena Simmons, 1880-1956 1
Entre Nous Bridge Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Equal Rights Party (New York, N.Y.) 1
Fisk University. Alumni Association 1
Fisk University. Choir 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Graves family 1
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