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Bell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1001
Abstract The African American Bell family of Charleston, South Carolina were descended from Sally (Sarah) Johnson, the matriarch of a free family of color who purchased 2 Green Street, circa 1844. In 1912, the property was willed to Hiram L. Bell (died 1952), a son of Jesse Miles DeReef and Holten L. Bell.These papers document properties owned by the family, especially the historic home at 2 Green Street, Charleston, sold to the College of Charleston in 1971. With materials on the history...
Dates: approximately 1890-1972

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 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

Lecque family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1115
Abstract The Lecque family of Liberty Hill, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of farmers and brickmasons. The family was one of the founding families of the Liberty Hill community (in North Charleston), which was established by Freedmen circa 1864-1867 along the railroad tracks to Mixon Avenue and along Montague Avenue. In 1871, William Lecque along with three other African American men (Ismael Grant, Aaron Middleton, and Plenty Lecque) established the oldest church in...
Dates: 1941-1990, 1997

James Logan scrapbooks

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Identifier: AMN 1010
Abstract James Raymond Logan (1874-1958) was the first native Charlestonian to receive a civil service appointment for work at the Charleston Navy Yard, and was the first African American appointee. Logan also directed Logan's Military Band and the choirs of Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church and Zion Presbyterian Church.This collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, photographs and correspondence that originally comprised two scrapbooks (now disbound) created by James Raymond...
Dates: 1896-1961

Jane and William Pease papers

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Identifier: AMN 1019
Abstract Jane H. Pease (born 1929) and William H. Pease (born 1924), professors emeritus from the the University of Maine, Orono, and former associate professors at the College of Charleston, wrote numerous books and articles on abolition, slavery, the history of Charleston, and many other topics.The collection consists of research material created and collected by the Peases for numerous projects. The materials document the enslaved and free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, national...
Dates: 1804-1992

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Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
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Avery Normal Institute 1
Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
College of Charleston 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
Davis, Dena 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
DeReef family 1
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 1
Elgin Association 1
Elgin Society 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Hampton Institute 1
King, William, 1812-1895 1
Lecque family 1
Logan, James Reginald, 1874-1958 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
Mazyck, Emmeline Lucille 1
Morris Brown A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Pease, Jane H. 1
Pease, William H., 1924- 1
Powers, Bernard Edward 1
Purvis family 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
Shaw Memorial School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United States. Navy 1
Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia 1
Williams, Regina 1
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
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