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Morris College - Baptist Conventions collection

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Identifier: AMN 1126
Abstract Morris College, in Sumter, South Carolina, received its charter from the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina in 1906. The College received its certificate of incorporation from the state of South Carolina in 1911. Initially, Morris College provided schoolin on the elementary, high school, and college levels, including "normal" education for the certification of teachers. The Morris College - Baptist Conventions Collection (1867-1972) consists of minutes from...
Dates: 1867-1972

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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