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James E. Campbell papers

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

Alphonso W. Hoursey papers

Identifier: AMN 1156
Abstract Alphonso W. Hoursey was born in 1900 and raised in Charleston. He attended the Avery Normal Institute, Fisk University (1926), and the University of Michigan. After graduating from Fisk, Hoursey taught at the Avery Normal Institute, organized the HI-Y Club, which prioritized a ‘Protestant Ethic’ and sportsmanship. With Avery’s closure in 1954, Hoursey went to teach at Burke High School until his retirement in 1966. This collection of memorabilia of Hoursey highlights his career as an...
Dates: 1907-1972 ; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

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