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Septima P. Clark papers

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

Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers

Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

Bernice Robinson papers

Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

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Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Allen University 1
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Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Marion Birnie Wilkinson Home for Girls (Cayce, S.C.) 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Penn Community Services 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
Southern Regional Council 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Wilkinson, Marion Birnie, 1873-1956 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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