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Avery Normal Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

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

James Logan scrapbooks

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Identifier: AMN 1010
Abstract James Raymond Logan (1874-1958) was the first native Charlestonian to receive a civil service appointment for work at the Charleston Navy Yard, and was the first African American appointee. Logan also directed Logan's Military Band and the choirs of Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church and Zion Presbyterian Church.This collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, photographs and correspondence that originally comprised two scrapbooks (now disbound) created by James Raymond...
Dates: 1896-1961

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

William Saxon Wilson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

Zion-Olivet Presbyterian Church records

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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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Avery Normal Institute 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1