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John L. Dart family papers

Identifier: AMN 1069
Abstract John Lewis Dart (1854-1915) was born a free person of color in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Avery Normal Institute in 1872 and attended Atlanta University in Georgia, and Newton Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, where he was ordained a Baptist minister. He returned to Charleston in 1886 and became pastor of Morris Street Baptist Church. Sixteen years later, Dart ministered the Shiloh Baptist Church. In 1894, he opened the Charleston Normal and Industrial Institute, a...
Dates: 1844-1947

Henry Harleston Fleming papers

Identifier: AMN 1133
Abstract Henry Harleston Fleming (1916-2007), born to Katherine Harleston and Maithlun N. Fleming, in St. Augustine, Florida, was a African-American composer, arranger, professor and director of the choirs at Burke High School, Charleston and South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. A prolific pianist, "Harl Fleming," was an accompanist and director for several regional music ensembles. Fleming and his wife, Marie Martin Fleming lived in the Charleston, South Carolina area...
Dates: 1877-2007; Majority of material found within 1930-2000

Harleston Funeral Home records

Identifier: AMN 1014
Abstract The original Harleston Funeral Home was established in Charleston, South Carolina in 1901 by Edwin G. Captain Harleston (1854-1931) and his brother, Robert Harleston (1846-1915), under the name Harleston Brothers Funeral Home. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Harleston Funeral Home records consist of 17 volumes which document the deceased, customers, and funeral expenses. They are organized into three series. The Funeral...
Dates: 1900-1976

John F. Potts Sr. papers

Identifier: AMN 1036
Abstract John Foster Potts, Sr. (1908-1998), African American educator and author, was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Leila Snead and John Moultrie Potts. Potts worked as a teacher and principal in numerous schools including Avery Institute, where he served until it closed in 1954. Potts married Muriel Logan and had five children.The collection includes material relating to Potts' personal and professional life. His biographical papers include an unpublished autobiography, as well as...
Dates: 1885-2005

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina, to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

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