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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

Frank Augustus DeCosta papers

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Identifier: AMN 1106
Abstract Frank Augustus DeCosta (1910-1972) was an African-American educator, administrator and scholar born in Charleston, South Carolina. In a career that spanned four decades, DeCosta served as a teacher and principal of two high schools, supervisor and chairman of an education department, director of instruction and of student teaching, foreign service statistical officer, and organizing dean of two graduate schools.The collection includes correspondence, research notes, essays,...
Dates: 1847-2000; Majority of material found within 1940-1972

Walter Earl Douglas papers

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Identifier: AMN 1127
Abstract Walter Earl Douglas (1923-1979), an African-American newspaper journalist and writer. A stanch conservative Republican, Douglas wrote columns under the byline of "The Earl of Charleston" and "W. Earl Douglas." His columns were featured in South Carolina newspapers including the "Charleston Chronicle," "The Charleston Evening Post" and "Black News" (Columbia), in addition to syndicated nationally papers including the "Union Leader" (Manchester, New Hampshire). Douglas' writings incorporate...
Dates: 1963-1979; Majority of material found within 1977-1979

Keystone View Company Lantern Slides collection

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Identifier: Mss 0130
Abstract Collection consists of 218 images from the "600 Set" of glass lantern slides produced by the Keystone View Company, a distributor of stereographic images formed in 1892 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, by B. L. Singley. For use in the classroom, each slide is approximately 4 inches by 3.25 inches and labeled with a number and a short description. Images depict a wide range of subject matter but primarily illustrate places of urban and rural commercial and agricultural industry including farms,...
Dates: 1890s-1940s

Corrie McCallum papers

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Identifier: Mss 0106
Abstract Biographical materials, sketchbooks, writings, photographs, negatives, slides, exhibition materials, printed materials, correspondence, working files, and index card files of Charleston, South Carolina artist Corrie McCallum. Materials date from 1894 to 2009 and document her career as an artist, particularly her involvement in solo, joint, and group exhibitions, but also her travels, with fellow artist and husband William Halsey, in Africa, Asia, Morocco, Europe, South America, Central...
Dates: 1894-2009

Pollitzer and Hoben families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1140
Abstract Biographical materials, writings, correspondence, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, working files, born digital records, research materials, and publications/printed materials of the Pollitzer and Hoben families. In particular, the collection covers the life and activities of Margaret Pollitzer Hoben, progressive educator, writer, speaker, and former Director of The Walden School in New York City. Also included are the working files of an unpublished book entitled, “Her Past...
Dates: 1894-2013

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

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Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1017
Abstract Cleveland Sellers, Jr. (born 1944), an African American from Denmark, South Carolina, was a participant and leader of a variety of student, civil rights, leftist, and Pan African movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Sellers alone was indicted and convicted for inciting a riot during the Orangeburg Massacre, in which three students of South Carolina State University died and many others were wounded; Sellers was later pardoned.The majority of the collection details Cleveland L....
Dates: 1934-2003

Joseph A. Towles papers

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Identifier: AMN 1077
Abstract African American anthropologist Joseph Allen Towles (1937-1988) met British anthropologist Colin Macmillan Turnbull (1924-1994) in 1959. The two exchanged marriage vows in 1960 and they lived together in an interracial, homosexual relationship until Towles' death in 1988. Towles and Turnbull spent various periods of time in Africa, conducting fieldwork on the Mbuti, Mbo, and Ik peoples. Turnbull authored The Forest People, The...
Dates: approximately 1920s-2009

Frank Albert Young papers

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Identifier: AMN 1136
Abstract

Frank Albert Young (1905-1990), worked as a journalist, historian, lecturer, and activist. Young, frequently referred to as "Mzee" (respected wise elder) and "Mwalimu" (dedicated teacher) was one of the last living members of "The Harlem Round Table." He was the founding member of the Third World Press News Service, Third World-American Education Association and Pan-African Communications Committee and was a member of numerous social justice, and grassroots organizations.



Dates: 1910-1989, undated; Majority of material found within 1970-1988

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Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Dash, Julie 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 1
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 1
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Halsey McCallum Resources 1
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 1
Harvard University 1
Helms, Jesse 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Hollings, Ernest F., 1922-2019 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Katz, William Loren, 1940- 1
Keystone View Company 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lindsay family 1
Loeb, William, 1905-1981 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Black United Front 1
Newell, John H. 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Pollitzer family 1
Pollitzer, Alice K. 1
Putnam, Anne Eisner 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rosenthall, Irene O. 1
Rosenthall, William A. 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
Singley, B. L. (Benjamin Lloyd) 1
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
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Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
Towles, Joseph A. 1
Turnbull, Colin M. 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
Voorhees College 1
Walden School 1
Waring, Thomas R. 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
Young, Frank Albert, 1905-1990 1
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