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Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

Coards Studio photographs and records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Jerome Johnson photographs

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Identifier: 30012
Abstract

Jerome Johnson is a professional photographer who has photographed numerous events in the South Carolina Lowcountry. This collection contains negatives and prints of such events as Penn Center Heritage Days, the Inauguration of former Charleston Mayor, Joseph P. Riley, the South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors and various ceremonies at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

Dates: 1995-1996

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

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Ball, Edward, 1958- 1