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Inez Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1161
Abstract Inez A. Richardson, born in 1911, was the first licensed Black female barber in South Carolina. This collection concentrates primarily on Inez Richardson, however it also includes documents pertaining to the rest of the Richardson family. The collection documents Richardson’s involvement in the Rose of Sharon Tent, Southern District No. 4, from 1952 to 1984. The Rose of Sharon Tent was one of the Tents of the United Order of Tents, which is the only Christian Black women’s secret society....
Dates: 1951-1990

Robert Lee Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1068
Abstract The Robert Lee Smith collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports and various documents generated and gathered by Margaretta Pringle Childs (Mrs. St. Julien Ravenel Childs). Newspaper clippings (1977-1984), mostly from the Charleston Chronicle, discuss the case and its possible link to the unsolved 1975 murder of George A. Payton, an African American attorney who was representing Smith. Childs' correspondence (1977-1979, and undated) is on...
Dates: 1976-1984, and undated

St. Mark's Episcopal Church records

 Collection
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 Radcliffeborough was purchased...
Dates: 1862-2006

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina, to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

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financial records 4
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Dutch; Flemish 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 5
Harleston family 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 2
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African American Education and Research Organization 1
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Benedict College 1
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Caffey family 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Claflin University 1
Cornwell family 1
Curry, Constance, 1933- 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Durrenberger, E. Paul, 1943- 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Entre Nous Bridge Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Erem, Suzan 1
Farr (Family : Beaufort County, S.C.) 1
Farr family 1
Farr, Henrietta E. 1
Farr, Joseph M. 1
Farr, Mary Behn 1
Farr, Minerva 1
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
H. A. DeCosta Company 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Holloway family 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Howard University 1
Huff family 1
Hunt, Eugene C. 1
International Longshoremen's Association. Local 1422 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
King, Minerva 1
Lawrence family 1
Lawrence, Edward, 1858- 1
League of Allied Arts 1
League of Allied Arts of Charleston, South Carolina 1
Logan, James Reginald, 1874-1958 1
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
Payton, George A., 1929-1975 1
Porter, Anthony Toomer, 1828-1902 1
Potts family 1
Potts, John F., Sr., 1908-1998 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Inez 1
Richardson, Roscoe 1
Sanford family 1
Seabrook family 1
Shrewsbury, Eliza 1
Smith, Robert Lee, 1958-2019 1
Somebody Had To Do It (Project) 1
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Talladega College 1
United Order of Tents 1
United States. Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission 1
United States. Navy 1
Washington, Samuel Walter, 1901-1978 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Williams, John T. 1
Young Women's Christian Associations. Charleston, S.C 1
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