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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

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

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
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 2
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina 1
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Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
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Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 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
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 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
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Mitchell, Julian A. (Julian Augustus), 1836-1907 1
Morawetz, Victor, 1859-1938 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Penn Community Services 1
Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association 1
Pivnick, Esther Kaplan, 1913-2001 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Schaffer, Ferdinand, 1831-1913 1
Seabrook Island Natural History Group (S.C.) 1
Seabrook, William, Sr., 1773-1836 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
St. John's Parish (S.C.) 1
Stringfellow, Elizabeth H. 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
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Washington, John Henry, Reverend 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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