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Herb Frazier papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer's Charleston "Freedman's Cottage" project collection

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Identifier: AMN 1140
Abstract Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer is a former Senior Preservation Planner for the City of Charleston and adjunct professor with the College of Charleston. This collection contains final reports from Professor Felzer's course, "Researching Historic Properties" (ARTH-290) taught at the College of Charleston in 2006. Students were assigned to write detailed property histories of houses identified as "Freedman's cottages." The property histories are derived from a variety of documents: deeds and indices;...
Dates: 2006

Virginia Geraty papers

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Identifier: AMN 1123
Abstract Virginia Mixson Geraty (1915-2004) was born in Summerville, South Carolina to Edward Miles Mixson and his wife Ethel Sarah Ray Mixson. Geraty attended Immaculate Catholic School at Hendersonville, North Carolina, where her family lived during part of her childhood. After the passing of her younger brother and father, Geraty and her family moved to Yonges Island, South Carolina. It was there on the island that Geraty became interested in Gullah, when she heard it being spoken by a family...
Dates: 1915-2007; Majority of material found within 1978-2004

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

William "Bill" Saunders papers

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Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004

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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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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