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Septima P. Clark papers

 Collection
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

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

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Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

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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  • Names: Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 X
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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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African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American politicians 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Day care centers -- South Carolina -- Yonges Island 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Edisto Island 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Wadmalaw Island 1
Functional literacy -- United States 1
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- South Carolina 1
Literacy -- South Carolina -- History 1
Literacy tests (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 1
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Southern States -- Race relations 1
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Names
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
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Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Clyburn, James 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins family 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Penn Community Services 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 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
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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