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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

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

Judge J. Waties and Elizabeth Waring papers

Identifier: AMN 1033
Abstract Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968), a Charleston native and attorney became a Federal Judge in 1942. At the time of his divorce and remarriage in 1945 to Elizabeth A. Hoffman (1895-1966), he began to hand down more liberal decisions, such as equalizing the pay of black and white teachers and outlawing South Carolina's white-only Democratic Primary. He soon ruled that separate but equal was per se inequality. Because he and his wife socialized with African Americans and held...
Dates: approximately 1947-1964

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Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
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Carawan, Guy 2
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
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Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Briggs, Harry, -1986 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Elliott, R. W. 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
Mitchell, Julian A. (Julian Augustus), 1836-1907 1
Morawetz, Victor, 1859-1938 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association 1
Pivnick, Esther Kaplan, 1913-2001 1
Schaffer, Ferdinand, 1831-1913 1
Seabrook Island Natural History Group (S.C.) 1
Seabrook, William, Sr., 1773-1836 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
St. John's Parish (S.C.) 1
Stringfellow, Elizabeth Hamilton, 1920- 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law 1
Voorhees College 1
Washington, John Henry, Reverend 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Wrighten, John H. 1
Young Women's Christian Associations. Charleston, S.C 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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