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J. Arthur Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

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

Septima P. Clark papers

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Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1017
Abstract Cleveland Sellers, Jr. (born 1944), an African American from Denmark, South Carolina, was a participant and leader of a variety of student, civil rights, leftist, and Pan African movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Sellers alone was indicted and convicted for inciting a riot during the Orangeburg Massacre, in which three students of South Carolina State University died and many others were wounded; Sellers was later pardoned.The majority of the collection details Cleveland L....
Dates: 1934-2003

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Voorhees College 3
Allen University 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Brown family 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Harvard University 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
South Carolina State University 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
Student Organization for Black Unity 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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