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J. Arthur Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

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

Steve Estes papers

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Identifier: AMN 1055
Abstract

The collection consists of primary and secondary sources used by Steve Estes to write his master’s thesis drawing comparison from the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968 and Charleston Hospital workers’ strike of 1969. Estes interviewed people who were closely associated with these movements and also consists of an analysis of newspaper clippings that capture these movements.

Dates: 1967-1996

Cambridge Jenkins collection

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Identifier: 30031
Abstract Cambridge Jenkins, Jr., joined the Charleston Police Department in 1950, becoming one of the first African American policemen in the Department. With a promotion in 1955 he became the first African- American detective on that force. He joined the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) in 1961. Detective Jenkins later returned to the Charleston Police Department until 1963. He was appointed as the first minority United State Deputy Marshall for the Southeastern District of South Carolina. He...
Dates: 1926 - 1994

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

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
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Campbell, James E., 1925-2021 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Charleston County (S.C.). Police Department 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Cottonreader, R. B. 1
Estes, Steve, 1972- 1
Fink, Leon, 1948- 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Harvard University 1
International Longshoremen's Association 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jefferson, Jessie 1
Jenkins, Cambridge, Jr. 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Moultrie, Mary, 1943-2015 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 1
Organization of Afro-American Unity 1
Retail Drug Store Employees Union, Local 1199B (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
Shabazz, Betty 1
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
South Carolina State University 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
Student Organization for Black Unity 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
White, Naomi, 1925- 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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