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Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

Coards Studio photographs and records

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Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Charleston S.C. Chapter of The Links, Incorporated papers

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Identifier: AMN 1016
Abstract The Charleston South Carolina Chapter is part of the Links, Incorporated, a historically African-American national women's service organization committed to educational, cultural, and civic activities. The organization was founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1946; the Charleston chapter was organized in 1951. The collection consists of organizational and administrative records detailing civic and club activities of the Charleston Chapter of the Links focusing on their four program facets:...
Dates: 1951-2010; Majority of material found within 1962-2005

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Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
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