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Herbert U. Fielding papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1108
Abstract Herbert U. Fielding (born 1923), an African American, was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator. Fielding has also led the family business, the Fielding Home for Funerals in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection documents Herbert U. Fielding's professional activities and political career from 1960 to 1992, with some material extending to 2006. Materials include professional and constituent correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, bills and resolutions, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1960-2007; Majority of material found within 1960-1992

Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers

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Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia records

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Identifier: AMN 1022
Abstract George Liele, a slave preacher who ministered along the Savannah River, formed the First African Baptist congregation sometime in the early 1770s. During the Revolutionary War, Liele left the United States and appointed Andrew Bryan, also a slave, to lead the church. Bryan built the first church in 1795. In 1833 a division split the congregation into the Bryant Church and the First African Baptist. The present structure of the First African Baptist Church at Franklin Square was erected in...
Dates: 1871-1981

Henry Harleston Fleming papers

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Identifier: AMN 1133
Abstract Henry Harleston Fleming (1916-2007), born to Katherine Harleston and Maithlun N. Fleming, in St. Augustine, Florida, was a African-American composer, arranger, professor and director of the choirs at Burke High School, Charleston and South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. A prolific pianist, "Harl Fleming," was an accompanist and director for several regional music ensembles. Fleming and his wife, Marie Martin Fleming lived in the Charleston, South Carolina area...
Dates: 1877-2007; Majority of material found within 1930-2000

Donald Fraser papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00-000
Abstract

In the 1940s, Donald Fraser attended the Avery Normal Institute, as had his brother, James, as well as his father, aunt and uncles. Before that, Fraser attended Immaculate Conception School. This collection contains items related to the Avery Normal Institute and Immaculate Conception School, including report cards and tuition receipts.

Dates: 1940-1950

Herb Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer's Charleston "Freedman's Cottage" project collection

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Identifier: AMN 1140
Abstract Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer is a former Senior Preservation Planner for the City of Charleston and adjunct professor with the College of Charleston. This collection contains final reports from Professor Felzer's course, "Researching Historic Properties" (ARTH-290) taught at the College of Charleston in 2006. Students were assigned to write detailed property histories of houses identified as "Freedman's cottages." The property histories are derived from a variety of documents: deeds and indices;...
Dates: 2006

Friendly Moralist Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1009
Abstract The Friendly Moralist Society was a benevolent society, established in Charleston SC, 1838 for free men of mulatto or mixed race. The group served the community by providing burial aid, purchasing plots and assisting during funerals, for those in need. The organization also worked to provide charitable assistance to needy widows and orphans of deceased members. Each member was entitled to certain rights of membership, namely financial assistance in times of illness or financial strain. Among...
Dates: 1841-1856

Friendly Union Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1122
Abstract The Friendly Union Society was formed in Charleston in 1813. It consisted of a membership of no more than fifty men and no less than five. It was formed for the relief of orphans and widows in the community; and to provide for the general welfare of the community as a whole. It also served as a burial society; providing a place for interment, as well as tending and upkeep of the cemetery. This society remained in Charleston in varying degrees of activity through 1981. The collection consists...
Dates: 1889-1981, undated

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

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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
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
administrative records 5
photocopies 5
African American Episcopalians 4
African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American newspapers 4
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- Civil rights 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 4
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 4
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Charleston County (S.C.) 4
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Civil rights movements -- United States 4
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
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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
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
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Civil rights workers -- United States 3
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Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 3
Gullahs -- History 3
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Nonprofit organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
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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Names
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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