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Owl's Whist Club records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1091
Abstract

The Owl's Whist Club was founded by sixteen African American men on February 14, 1914 in Charleston, South Carolina. The purpose of the club was to provide these men an opportunity to play cards, socialize, and discuss social issues. The Owl's Whist Club remains a social organization for professional African American men and is still active today.



Dates: 1924-1989

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  • Repository: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture X
  • Subject: African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History X
  • Subject: African American men -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions X