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100 Black Men of Charleston records

 Collection
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

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

Winfred Kent Alston collection

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Identifier: 30028
Abstract

Winfred Kent Alston served as principal of Robert Smalls High School in Beaufort, South Carolina, from 1937 to 1962. Through his work with the school and community he founded the first African American Boy Scout Troop and high school band in Beaufort County. His Collection contains programs from his activities at South Carolina State and in Beaufort, articles, photographs, and a 1962 copy of the Robert Smalls High School newspaper,

Dates: approximately 1930-1987

Dr. Leroy Frederick Anderson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1145
Abstract Leroy Frederick Anderson (1916-1989), was an educator, behavioral scientist and medical administrator. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Anderson was a graduate of Avery Institute, (Class of 1935), Fisk University and the University of Kentucky where he acquired a Doctor of Education degree. During his illustrious career, Anderson was supervising principal at W. Gresham Meggett School (James Island, South Carolina); executive director of Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Center,...
Dates: 1942-1990, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1975

Vivienne Edwards Anderson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1144
Abstract Vivienne Edwards Anderson (1914-2006), a former student of Avery Institute (Class of 1933), and was one of the initial members of the Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture (AIAAH&C), which was established for the creation of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston. The collection contains brief documents relating to Edwards Anderson's life, genealogical information of her immediate family members: parents, Susanne...
Dates: 1920-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1980-1995

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: 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

Jack Bass and Walter De Vries papers

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Identifier: AMN 1061
Abstract In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect...
Dates: 1974

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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
correspondence 15
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
African American churches 10
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 7
programs (documents) 7
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
financial records 6
African American universities and colleges 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 5
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 5
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 5
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 5
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 5
administrative records 5
photocopies 5
African American Episcopalians 4
African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American newspapers 4
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 4
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- Civil rights 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- Education 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 4
African Americans -- History 4
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 4
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 4
Charleston County (S.C.) 4
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Civil rights movements -- United States 4
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 4
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 4
clippings (information artifacts) 4
minutes (administrative records) 4
scrapbooks 4
African American History Month 3
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American families -- South Carolina 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American newspapers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 3
African Americans -- Museums 3
African Americans -- Music 3
African Americans -- Race relations 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 3
Archives 3
Baptist associations 3
Boards of directors 3
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Charleston (S.C.) 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 3
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 3
Civil rights 3
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Civil rights workers -- United States 3
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Nonprofit organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Political action committees -- South Carolina 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 3
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 3
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Southern States -- Race relations 3
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 3
annual reports 3
certificates 3
memorabilia 3
pamphlets 3
photographs 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
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Avery Normal Institute 34
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
Avery Research Center 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
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Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Clyburn, James 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Allen University 3
American Missionary Association 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
College of Charleston 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Harleston family 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Medical University of South Carolina 3
Mickey family 3
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Black Panther Party 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Brown family 2
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Caffey family 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, Sr. 2
Charleston Naval Shipyard 2
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Coards Studio 2
College of Charleston. Governor's School 2
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 2
Congress of African Peoples 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 2
DeReef family 2
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 2
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 2
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