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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 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 School memorabilia collection

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Identifier: 0-00
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 1865-1955

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. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
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: 1949-2003

James E. Campbell papers

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Identifier: AMN 1113
Abstract James E. Campbell (born 1925), an African-American educator and civil rights activist, worked as a teacher in Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; and Tanzania. He later became an administrator with the New York City public school system. Campbell also served as contributing editor for the journal Freedomways. Relocating after retirement, he became a community activist in Charleston, South Carolina and continued his involvement with educational...
Dates: 1930-2009

Charleston County Black School Directory records

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Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

Edmund Lee Drago collection

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Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers

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Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

Donald Fraser papers

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Identifier: 00-000
Abstract

In the 1940s, Donald Fraser attended the Avery Normal Institute, as had his brother, James, as well as his father, aunt and uncles. Before that, Fraser attended Immaculate Conception School. This collection contains items related to the Avery Normal Institute and Immaculate Conception School, including report cards and tuition receipts.

Dates: 1940-1950

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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 1
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
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Sea Islands Creole dialect -- Dictionaries -- English 1
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Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
articles 1
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Avery Normal Institute 6
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 4
American Missionary Association 3
Amistad Research Center 2
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 2
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Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Brown, Millicent E. 2
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 2
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 2
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 2
Potts, John F. 2
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 2
Voorhees College 2
100 Black Men of America, Inc 1
100 Black Men of Charleston 1
Avery Research Center 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Brown family 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Evans, Virginia Geraty 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Florida State University 1
Fraser, Wilmot Jefferson, 1905-1979 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Geraty, Edward Mixson 1
Geraty, Virginia Mixson 1
Guilford College 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Hicks, Judith Geraty 1
High School of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Howard University 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
LaSaine, Mary Alice, 1886-1957 1
Links, Inc. Charleston Chapter 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
Marion Birnie Wilkinson Home for Girls (Cayce, S.C.) 1
Massenburg, Joyce 1
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 1
McGehearty family 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
Murray-LaSaine Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National League of American Pen Women 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Rivers High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
Simms, Lois Averetta 1
South Carolina Educational Television Network 1
South Carolina State University 1
Stewart, Hazel Murray 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Washington, Samuel Walter, 1901-1978 1
Wilkinson, Marion Birnie, 1873-1956 1
Wilmot J. Fraser Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
Zion-Olivet United Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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