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Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

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Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Herb Frazier papers

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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

Millicent E. Brown collection of the Somebody Had To Do It Project

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Identifier: AMN 1148
Abstract The Somebody Had to Do It (SHTDI) Project brought to Claflin University in 2008, under the auspices of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African-American History, Culture and Policy. This initative was designed as a multi-disciplinary research project to identify the “first children” who “sacrificed their youth” in implementing the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954. After the creation of a database identifying the names,...
Dates: 2003-2013, and undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2013

Bernice Robinson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

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

YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc., records

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Identifier: AMN 1078
Abstract The Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Charleston, which originated in 1907, has served communities in Charleston and the lowcountry area of South Carolina for over a century. Currently, the YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc., strives to provide programs and services for all people and holds a mission to eliminate racism and to empower women.The collection documents the founding and history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Charleston, South Carolina...
Dates: 1906-2007

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Charleston County School District 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Avery Normal Institute 1
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Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
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Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Claflin University 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Clyburn, James 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Curry, Constance, 1933- 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Christine Osburn 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Freedom Fund Program 1
National Association of Black Journalists 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Saunders, William, 1935- 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
Somebody Had To Do It (Project) 1
South Carolina Association of Black Journalists 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Southern Regional Council 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States. Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission 1
United Way of America 1
University of South Carolina 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc. 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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