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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

Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers

Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

Albertha Murray papers

Identifier: AMN 1020
Abstract Albertha Johnston Murray (1889-1969) was an African American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina to William Henry and Mary Ellen Virgin Johnston. Murray retired from the teaching profession in 1959, and remained active in numerous educational, social, and humanitarian organizations. Murray-LaSaine Elementary School was named in her honor along with Mary Alice LaSaine. She married Richard Gailliard Murray and had one daughter, Hazel Albertha Murray Stewart. The collection consist of...
Dates: 1909-1970

Ethelyn Murray Parker papers

Identifier: AMN 1029
Abstract Ethelyn Murray was born in 1895 to Georgie Westcott and Robert J. Murray, in Charleston, S.C. Murray attended the Simonton School and the Avery Normal Institute, graduating in 1914. Murray worked at Voorhees for nine years and in 1936, she moved back to Charleston. She married Sebastian L. Parker in 1939. In the 1940s, Parker took a writing correspondence course and upon completion, she began a column for The Lighthouse and Informer, an African American...
Dates: 1899-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
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Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Coards Studio 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
LaSaine, Mary Alice, 1886-1957 1
Links, Inc. Charleston Chapter 1
Marion Birnie Wilkinson Home for Girls (Cayce, S.C.) 1
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Murray-LaSaine Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Parker, Ethelyn Murray 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Stewart, Hazel Murray 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Wilkinson, Marion Birnie, 1873-1956 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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