Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 3 of 3

William Louis Gailliard collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN-1160
Abstract Captain William Louis Gailliard (b. 1908) was born and raised in Charleston, SC, and married to Priscilla Bonaparte Gailliard (1908-1997), who had at least three children together. For several years, he was a member of the Royal Sultans Orchestra, who were the first Black band to play on Folly Beach, SC. Ending the band in the early 1950s, he became an auxiliary fireman, and became a fire captain in the 1970s. He passed away in 1999. This collection largely contains a series of photographs...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-1976; 1935-1980

Graves family papers

 Collection
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

Mt. Zion AME Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1026
Abstract Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1882 in Charleston, South Carolina after the church divided from Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, due to its inability to accommodate all its members. The new congregation, led by Norman B. Sterrett, purchased the Zion Presbyterian Church building on Glebe Street. The collection consist of two separate series, each in chronological order. The first series of member and financial records contains information regarding members of the...
Dates: 1884-1949

Filtered By

  • Names: Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
African American Episcopalians 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American fire fighters -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
∨ more  
Names
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Bennett , L. Howard 1
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1