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Millicent E. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1003
Abstract Millicent Ellison Brown (b. 1948) is an educator and civil rights activist. Born in Charleston to MaeDe and J. Arthur Brown, local and state president of NAACP (1955-1965), Brown, in 1963, replaced her older sister Minerva as the primary plaintiff in a NAACP-sponsored lawsuit (Millicent Brown vs. Charleston County School District #20).The collection consists of personal and professional documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Millicent Brown's experience...
Dates: 1949-2003

Miriam M. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1098
Abstract

Miriam M. Brown (1901-2002) worked as an educator for fifty-two years at multiple schools in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She received numerous recognitions for her work in the community, including a proclamation from the town of Mount Pleasant declaring October 12th of each year as Miriam Brown Memorial Day. Miriam married Arthur Felder Brown in 1928 and had two children, Arthur Felder Brown, Jr. and Jeanne Albertha Brown Morris.



Dates: 1922-2002

W. Melvin Brown, Jr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1119
Abstract William Melvin Brown, Jr. was born on February 19, 1934 in Charleston, South Carolina to William and Eva Taylor Brown. He graduated from Immaculate Conception High School and received a BS in Science from South Carolina State College. Brown later acquired a Master of Science from Atlanta University, a MBA from Webster College, and an Advanced Studies degree from Boston University. Brown married Juanita Washington, also a Charleston native and high school science teacher, on June 4, 1960....
Dates: 1951-2005

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

Carr family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1073
Abstract The Carr Family were central members of the African-American community known as Maryville, South Carolina. Thomas Tobias Carr, Sr. (b. 1863) was the last Mayor to serve the town. His wife, Mary Green Carr (d. 1963) was a dressmaker and licenced midwife.The Carr Family Papers include correspondence, photographs, school related materials including diplomas, a family scrapbook, and other materials collected and/or generated by family members: Rosemary and Thomas Tobias Carr, III,...
Dates: approximately 1671-2009; Majority of material found within 1920-1995

Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969

Central Baptist Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1034
Abstract

The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.

Dates: approximately 1891-1916

Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) collection

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Identifier: AMN 1048
Abstract The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of ASALH is to encourage the study, research, and promotion of African Americans history. The Charleston Area Branch was founded in April 1995, under the leadership of Dr. Marvin Dulaney and Dr. Bernard Powers. The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) contains incoming and...
Dates: 1896-2018, undated; Majority of material found in 1996-2005

Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

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Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Charleston County Black School Directory records

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Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
correspondence 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
African American churches 10
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
programs (documents) 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
financial records 6
African American universities and colleges 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 5
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 5
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Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 5
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
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administrative records 5
African American Episcopalians 4
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African American newspapers 4
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African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- Civil rights 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- Education 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 4
African Americans -- History 4
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 4
Charleston County (S.C.) 4
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Civil rights movements -- United States 4
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 4
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 4
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 4
clippings (information artifacts) 4
minutes (administrative records) 4
photocopies 4
scrapbooks 4
African American History Month 3
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American newspapers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 3
African Americans -- Museums 3
African Americans -- Race relations 3
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 3
Archives 3
Baptist associations 3
Boards of directors 3
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Charleston (S.C.) 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 3
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 3
Church music 3
Civil rights 3
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Civil rights workers -- United States 3
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
Gullahs -- History 3
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Political action committees -- South Carolina 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 3
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 3
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 3
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Southern States -- Race relations 3
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 3
annual reports 3
certificates 3
memorabilia 3
pamphlets 3
photographs 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Africa -- Social life and customs 2
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Avery Normal Institute 33
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
Avery Research Center 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
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Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Clyburn, James 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Allen University 3
American Missionary Association 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
College of Charleston 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Howard University 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Medical University of South Carolina 3
Mickey family 3
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Black Panther Party 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Brown family 2
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Caffey family 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, Sr. 2
Charleston Naval Shipyard 2
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Coards Studio 2
College of Charleston. Governor's School 2
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 2
Congress of African Peoples 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 2
DeReef family 2
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 2
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 2
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 2
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 2
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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