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100 Black Men of Charleston records

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Identifier: AMN 1085
Abstract 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc., established in 1996, is a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America, a national organization that dedicates time and financial assistance to programs and facilities that assist youth in communities of particular need. Many programs implemented by the organization involve mentoring and education. The collection consists of materials relating to the establishment, operation, and development of 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. Administrative records include...
Dates: 1995-2008

Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture papers

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Identifier: AMN 1104
Abstract The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture was founded in 1978 by a group of Avery alumnae and other interested persons in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Its mission was to rescue the Avery Normal School buildings and to develop an archive and museum for preserving African American history and culture of the South Carlina Lowcountry. Working with the College of Charleston, the property on Bull Street was acquired and, in 1985, the Avery Research Center for African...
Dates: 1978-2000

Avery Normal Institute records

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Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Avery School Memorabilia collection

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Identifier: AMN 1159
Abstract The Avery School Memorabilia collection contains documents that pertain to the activities at the Avery Normal Institute. These items include programs from musical and dramatic performances given by the students, commencements, invitations, dance cards and other memorabilia from extra-curricula activities. It also includes some copies of the Avery yearbook and student newspaper. Portions of this collection are available digitally on the College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital Library...
Dates: approximately 1865-2005 ; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1954

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bear collection

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Identifier: AMN 1134
Abstract Elizabeth M. Bear is a Professor Emeritus and former director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) School of Nursing. Bear's collection is a reflection of her avid interest in the nurse-midwifery profession, notably focusing on the education of African-Americans midwives (lay and nurse-midwives).The majority of the collection contains photocopied journal, magazine and newspaper articles, reports, correspondence, and photographs; along...
Dates: 1922-2006; Majority of material found within 1941-1998

J.R. Bonds papers

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Identifier: AMN 1082
Abstract J. R. Bonds (1904-1992) was an African-American educator from South Carolina. In 1946, Bonds was selected as the Supervisor of Schools for Cooper River School District Four. In 1950, the Six Mile High School was officially renamed Bonds-Wilson High in honor of J. R. Bonds and John T. Wilson. J. R.'s wife, Lacy Campbell Bonds (1910-1973), was a registered nurse and secretary at Bonds-Wilson High School.The collection contains programs, photographs, correspondence, newspapers and...
Dates: 1925-1986

J. Arthur Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. He fathered a second son, Albert Wayne Gourdine, who was...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Millicent E. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1003
Abstract Millicent Ellison Brown (b. 1948) is an educator and civil rights activist. Born in Charleston to MaeDe and J. Arthur Brown, local and state president of NAACP (1955-1965), Brown, in 1963, replaced her older sister Minerva as the primary plaintiff in a NAACP-sponsored lawsuit (Millicent Brown vs. Charleston County School District #20).The collection consists of personal and professional documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Millicent Brown's experience...
Dates: 1949-2023

Miriam M. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1098
Abstract Miriam M. Brown (1901-2002) worked as an educator for fifty-two years at multiple schools in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She received numerous recognitions for her work in the community, including a proclamation from the town of Mount Pleasant declaring October 12th of each year as Miriam Brown Memorial Day. Miriam married Arthur Felder Brown in 1928 and had two children, Arthur Felder Brown, Jr. and Jeanne Albertha Brown Morris.The collection includes personal...
Dates: 1922-2002

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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 5
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African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 3
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 3
Civil rights workers -- United States 3
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 3
Southern States -- Race relations 3
correspondence 3
financial records 3
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American civil rights workers -- United States 2
African American college teachers 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
African American fraternal organizations 2
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Politics and government 2
African Americans -- Sea Islands -- Social life and customs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
Boards of directors 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Civil rights movements -- United States 2
Education 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 2
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 2
Political action committees -- South Carolina 2
Private schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 2
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 2
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Segregation in education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 2
annual reports 2
essays 2
photocopies 2
programs (documents) 2
typescripts 2
Africa -- Periodicals 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina 1
African American churches 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
African American civil rights workers 1
African American college students 1
African American educators -- United States -- 20th century 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Periodicals 1
African American journalists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American midwives -- South Carolina 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American political activists -- United States -- 20th century 1
African American politicians 1
African American school administrators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American school principals -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- James Island 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American social reformers -- United States -- 20th century 1
African American soldiers -- Massachusetts -- History 1
African American students -- Mississippi -- 20th century 1
African American teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century 1
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American teachers -- Tanzania -- 20th century 1
African American teachers -- Training of -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African American women teachers 1
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American youth 1
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African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 11
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 7
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 5
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 5
Voorhees College 5
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Avery Research Center 4
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Waring, Elizabeth 4
American Missionary Association 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Charleston County School District 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 3
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 3
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 3
Allen University 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Brown family 2
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
College of Charleston 2
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 2
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Potts, John F. 2
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
100 Black Men of America, Inc. 1
100 Black Men of Charleston 1
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
African American Education and Research Organization 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture. Board of Directors 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Benedict College 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Briggs, Harry, -1986 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, MaeDe E. M., 1918-2012 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Claflin University 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Clyburn, James 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Cooper-Wiele, Jonathan 1
Curry, Constance, 1933- 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
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