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Gadsden Funeral Home records

 Collection
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

Jenkins Orphanage records and exhibit

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Rev. Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Rev. Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and wayward and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991

Zion-Olivet Presbyterian Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1030
Abstract Zion-Olivet formed in 1959 when two African American congregations in Charleston. S.C., Zion and Olivet, merged. The records in the collection are divided into three main sections, Zion Presbyterian Church, Olivet Presbyterian church and Zion-Olivet Presbyterian church records with numerous series which finacial documents, Kindergarten/Child Child Center, Church members and students, Women's Associations, United Presbyterian Men of Zion-Olivet, and the Presbyterian Church USA/Synod of the...
Dates: 1854-1991, undated

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Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1964 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Gadsden, Eugene, 1866-1928 1
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