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Gadsden Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

Julia Williams Glover papers

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Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

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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