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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

Steve Estes papers

Identifier: AMN 1055

The collection consists of primary and secondary sources used by Steve Estes to write his master’s thesis drawing comparison from the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968 and Charleston Hospital workers’ strike of 1969. Estes interviewed people who were closely associated with these movements and also consists of an analysis of newspaper clippings that capture these movements.

Dates: 1967-1996

Bernice Robinson papers

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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African Americans -- Education 2
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Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
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Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
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Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clyburn, James 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Cottonreader, R. B. 1
Estes, Steve, 1972- 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fink, Leon, 1948- 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
International Longshoremen's Association 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jefferson, Jessie 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Moultrie, Mary, 1943-2015 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Penn Community Services 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Retail Drug Store Employees Union, Local 1199B (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Saunders, William, 1935- 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Southern Regional Council 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
White, Naomi, 1925- 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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