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Herbert U. Fielding papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1108
Abstract Herbert U. Fielding (born 1923), an African American, was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator. Fielding has also led the family business, the Fielding Home for Funerals in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection documents Herbert U. Fielding's professional activities and political career from 1960 to 1992, with some material extending to 2006. Materials include professional and constituent correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, bills and resolutions, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1960-2007; Majority of material found within 1960-1992

Tobias Gadson, Sr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1050
Abstract Tobias Gadson was born in Walterboro, South Carolina and grew up in Charleston as the youngest of thirteen children. In 1947, he graduated from Immaculate Conception School and married Zelia Washington. They had two sons, Tobias, Jr. and Arnold. A veteran, Mr. Gadson studied Industrial Arts at Voorhees College. Later, he studied at the Buchanan Barber College in Chicago, and opened his own barber shop on Spring Street, Charleston in 1957. In 1980, he successfully ran for South Carolina State...
Dates: 1948-1984

Lonnie Hamilton III papers

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Identifier: AMN 1096
Abstract Lonnie Hamilton, III was a musician, educator, and community leader. Notably, Hamilton was the first African American to serve on the Charleston County Council.The collection includes material related to Hamilton's personal life and professional career as an educator, musician, and Charleston County Councilman. The material in the personal series includes feature articles on his life, his involvement with community organizations including Spoleto Festival, U.S.A., and political...
Dates: 1950-2001

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

Sterrett-Hodge family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1060
Abstract Bascom Franklin Hodge (1898-1978), a WWI veteran and WWII Tuskegee Airman, was the grandson of Reverend Norman Bascom Sterrett (1841-1921), founder and pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Hodge was born in New York, the son of Gertrude Minerva Sterrett (1866-1946) and her husband Leander Watson Hodge (1861-1934). He attended the Charles Reynaud School for Embalming and embarked in the funeral home business with his mother and cousin, Norman B. Sterrett, Jr. (1879-1944), an...
Dates: 1886-1978

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Fielding, Herbert U., 1923-2015 1
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Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Hamilton, Lonnie, III 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
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Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
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Lonnie Hamilton Quintet (Musical group) 1
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Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
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Spoleto Festival U.S.A 1
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Sterrett, Norman Bascom, 1841-1921 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th 1
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