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Central Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1034
Abstract

The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.

Dates: approximately 1891-1916

Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) collection

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Identifier: AMN 1048
Abstract The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of ASALH is to encourage the study, research, and promotion of African Americans history. The Charleston Area Branch was founded in April 1995, under the leadership of Dr. Marvin Dulaney and Dr. Bernard Powers. The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) contains incoming and...
Dates: 1896-2018, undated; Majority of material found in 1996-2005

Emanuel A.M.E. Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1035
Abstract Emanuel A.M.E. Church is located in the area of St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina that once was part of the incorporated African American town of Maryville. The town lost its charter in 1936 and the area is now part of the City of Charleston. The church continues on its original site, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Highway 61.The records consist of three volumes containing minutes of the leadership of the church, detailing all elements of business...
Dates: approximately 1950-1982

Entre Nous Bridge Club papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1025
Abstract The Entre Nous Bridge Club was founded May 27, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina by sixteen women to play a card game known as Five Hundred. The group, with membership limited to sixteen, met monthly in members' homes. The club rotated officers yearly and hosted annual celebrations and special parties for their 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries. The club continues to this day (2006).The Entre Nous Bridge Club Papers (1924-1994) consist of minute books; official and financial records;...
Dates: 1924-1994

Friendly Moralist Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1009
Abstract The Friendly Moralist Society was a benevolent society, established in Charleston South Carolina, 1838 for free men of color (mulatto or mixed race). The group served the community by providing burial aid, purchasing plots and assisting during funerals, for those in need. The organization also worked to provide charitable assistance to needy widows and orphans of deceased members. Each member was entitled to certain rights of membership, namely financial assistance in times of illness or...
Dates: 1841-1856, and undated

Friendly Union Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1122
Abstract The Friendly Union Society was formed in Charleston in 1813. It consisted of a membership of no more than fifty men and no less than five. It was formed for the relief of orphans and widows in the community; and to provide for the general welfare of the community as a whole. It also served as a burial society; providing a place for interment, as well as tending and upkeep of the cemetery. This society remained in Charleston in varying degrees of activity through 1981. The collection consists...
Dates: 1889-1981, undated

St. Mark's Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1121
Abstract St. Mark's Episcopal Church was organized as an independent parish in 1865 by a group of prominent black Episcopalians who were without a place to worship- since most of the white Episcopalian churches were evacuated in Charleston as a result of the city's occupation by Union Forces. The church's first service was held on Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865. The congregation continued to grow and in 1870 a lot at the corner of Warren and Thomas Streets in historic Radcliffeboro was purchased for...
Dates: 1862-2006

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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Avery Normal Institute 2
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Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
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Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
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Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Cornwell family 1
Davis, Dena 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Hunt, Eugene C. 1
Porter, Anthony Toomer, 1828-1902 1
Powers, Bernard E., Jr. 1
Sanford family 1
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Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
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Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 1
Young Women's Christian Associations. Charleston, S.C 1
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