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Julia Alston Gourdine papers

Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Heiden family papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-005
Collection Overview Collection consists of the negative (3"x 5") of a photograph of Lewis Drucker (ca. 1900) wearing uniform of the Austrian Army, photocopied images of Rose, Laurence and H. Eric Heiden from book, "Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star: Proceedings of the Forty Sixth Annual Session Grand Chapter of South Carolina Order of the Eastern Star, Myrtle Beach, SC, June 16-18, 1953," and a photocopied biographical sketch of Rose F. Drucker Heiden, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of South...
Dates: approximately 1900, undated

Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Chapter No. 41 records

Identifier: AMN 1076
Abstract The membership of the Order of the Eastern Star (O.E.S.) Prince Hall affiliated chapters are comprised of female relatives of men who are in the Prince Hall Masonry. In 1875, the first subordinate chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Prince Hall affliated chapter was created by Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (A.F & A.M.), Brother Thornton A. Jackson in Washington, D.C. The Charleston chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star began circa 1912 and are known as Prince Hall Chapter No....
Dates: 1921-2000