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J. Arthur Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. He fathered a second son, Albert Wayne Gourdine, who was...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Millicent E. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1003
Abstract Millicent Ellison Brown (b. 1948) is an educator and civil rights activist. Born in Charleston to MaeDe and J. Arthur Brown, local and state president of NAACP (1955-1965), Brown, in 1963, replaced her older sister Minerva as the primary plaintiff in a NAACP-sponsored lawsuit (Millicent Brown vs. Charleston County School District #20).The collection consists of personal and professional documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Millicent Brown's experience...
Dates: 1949-2003

James E. Campbell papers

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Identifier: AMN 1113
Abstract James E. Campbell (born 1925), an African-American educator and civil rights activist, worked as a teacher in Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; and Tanzania. He later became an administrator with the New York City public school system. Campbell also served as contributing editor for the journal Freedomways. Relocating after retirement, he became a community activist in Charleston, South Carolina and continued his involvement with educational...
Dates: 1930-2009

Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

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Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project

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Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Dates: 1849-1985

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

Reverend John T. Enwright papers

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Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Dates: 1884-1975

Marjorie Amos-Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1166
Abstract Marjorie Amos-Frazier (1926-2010) was a Civil Rights activist and politician in Charleston, South Carolina. She was the first woman elected to serve on the Charleston County Council in 1974. Six years later Amos-Frazier became the first non-legislator, woman and African-American to serve on the South Carolina Public Service Commission (1980-1993). Amos-Frazier's papers holds biographical, professional and political career, organizational and religious affiliation documents and photographs,...
Dates: 1970s-2010, and undated

Mickey Funeral Home papers

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Identifier: AMN 1021
Abstract The Mickey Funeral Home was established in Charleston, South Carolina in 1894 by Edward Mickey (1850-1899). At his death, Edwin G. Harleston (1854-1931), brother of Edward Mickey's wife, Hannah Harleston Mickey (1848-1928), took over the firm until the two Mickey sons, Richard Harleston Mickey (1889-1934) and Edward Crum Mickey (1883-1965), became of age. In 1901, Edward Crum Mickey learned the trade and worked with Edwin G. Harleston at the funeral home. The company split in 1913; the...
Dates: 1906-1934

Bernice Robinson papers

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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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Avery Normal Institute 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Brown, Millicent E. 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Amos-Frazier, Marjorie, 1926-2010 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Research Center 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Briggs, Harry, -1986 1
Brown family 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Charleston (S.C.). City Council 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Clyburn, James 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Elliott, R. W. 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Florida State University 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Guilford College 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Harleston Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Howard University 1
Humane Brotherhood Association 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Immaculate Conception High School (Charleston, SC) 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
MacBeth, Arthur L. 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Mickey Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Mickey family 1
Mickey, Edward Crum 1
Mickey, Hannah Harleston, 1848-1928 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Freedom Fund Program 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Payton, George A., 1929-1975 1
Peoples Federation Bank (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.). 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Riley, Joseph P., 1943- 1
Rivers High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
Smith, Robert Lee, 1958-2019 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
South Carolina Historical Society 1
South Carolina State University 1
South Carolina. Public Service Commission 1
Southern Regional Council 1
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1891- 1
The Alliance for Concerned Citizens 1
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1
United Church of Christ 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
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