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Farr family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1066
Abstract Joseph M. Farr, his wife Mary Behn Farr and their four children were a white, slave and land owning family in Beaufort County. Two of their slaves were Elizabeth and Robert [Bob] Farr. The latter, as a freed man, served as a private in Company H of the 104th U.S. Colored Troops. William W. Farr, the oldest son of Joseph and Mary Farr, was a Civil War veteran and later a banker in Beaufort, who had a long standing relationship with Maria Green, an African American female farmer. Together,...
Dates: 1828-1990

Julia Williams Glover papers

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Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection documents Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

Julia Alston Gourdine papers

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Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Lonnie Hamilton III papers

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Identifier: AMN 1096
Abstract Lonnie Hamilton, III was a musician, educator, and community leader. Notably, Hamilton was the first African American to serve on the Charleston County Council.The collection includes material related to Hamilton's personal life and professional career as an educator, musician, and Charleston County Councilman. The material in the personal series includes feature articles on his life, his involvement with community organizations including Spoleto Festival, U.S.A., and political...
Dates: 1950-2001

Reverend Joseph C. James papers

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Identifier: AMN 1067
Abstract Joseph C. James served the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in several capacities: Deacon, elder, and Minister. James served congregations throughout South Carolina, including Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Kingstree, Orangeburg, Columbia, and elsewhere. In Charleston, he was affiliated with the Ebenezer AME Church, and owned a home as well as rental property. His wife, Carrie James was certified as an Evangelist in the AME Church.The collection contains materials from...
Dates: 1921-1960, undated

League of Allied Arts records

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Identifier: AMN 1158
Abstract The League of Allied Arts (LAA) is an organization of Black women who celebrate and help to locally advance a plethora of elements of high culture. The organization was initially founded in Los Angeles, CA, in 1939, however, Edwina Whitlock created a new branch of the organization upon her relocation back to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1986. This collection highlights the documents from its foundation and earliest years, from 1986 to 1988. There are three series. Administrative includes...
Dates: 1983-1988; Majority of material found within 1986-1988

Charleston S.C. Chapter of The Links, Incorporated papers

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Identifier: AMN 1016
Abstract The Charleston South Carolina Chapter is part of the Links, Incorporated, a historically African-American national women's service organization committed to educational, cultural, and civic activities. The organization was founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1946; the Charleston chapter was organized in 1951. The collection consists of organizational and administrative records detailing civic and club activities of the Charleston Chapter of the Links focusing on their four program facets:...
Dates: 1951-2010; Majority of material found within 1962-2005

McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital collection

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Identifier: AMN 1058
Abstract From 1896 until 1959, the Hospital and Training School for Nurses, Incorporated (Chartered 1897) provided education and training for African-American nurses to assist physicians and serve the medical needs of the local community. Located at 135 Cannon Street until 1959, this first building and hospital moved to 25 Courtenay Drive, and would become McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital. Named in honor of Anna DeCosta Banks, its founder and first head nurse this hospital operated until 1977. The...
Dates: 1898-1997, undated

Albertha Murray papers

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Identifier: AMN 1020
Abstract Albertha Johnston Murray (1889-1969) was an African American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina to William Henry and Mary Ellen Virgin Johnston. Murray retired from the teaching profession in 1959, and remained active in numerous educational, social, and humanitarian organizations. Murray-LaSaine Elementary School was named in her honor along with Mary Alice LaSaine. She married Richard Gailliard Murray and had one daughter, Hazel Albertha Murray Stewart. The collection consist of...
Dates: 1909-1970

Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Chapter No. 41 records

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Identifier: AMN 1076
Abstract The membership of the Order of the Eastern Star (O.E.S.) Prince Hall affiliated chapters are comprised of female relatives of men who are in the Prince Hall Masonry. In 1875, the first subordinate chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Prince Hall affliated chapter was created by Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (A.F & A.M.), Brother Thornton A. Jackson in Washington, D.C. The Charleston chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star began circa 1912 and are known as Prince Hall Chapter No....
Dates: 1921-2000

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Avery Normal Institute 8
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 3
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 3
African Methodist Episcopal Church 2
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Allen University 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Avery Research Center 2
Benedict College 2
Charleston County School District 2
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
Links, Inc. Charleston Chapter 2
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1869-1930 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Ethyl R., 1902-1997 1
Brown, Lucy Hughes, 1863-1911 1
Buist Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Caffey family 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Coards Studio 1
Cornwell family 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Daly, Frederica Y. 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta family 1
DeSaussure, Martha 1
DeSaussure, Mary 1
Delfin, Wilfred 1
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Dixon, Isabel 1
Dobbins, Gracie B., 1905-2001 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Edwards, Lucille Roper, 1924-2016 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Entre Nous Bridge Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Farr (Family : Beaufort County, S.C.) 1
Farr family 1
Farr, Henrietta E. 1
Farr, Joseph M. 1
Farr, Mary Behn 1
Farr, Minerva 1
Gethsemane Baptist Association 1
Glover, Julia Williams, 1908-2000 1
Gordon, Ethel, 1911-2004 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Hamilton, Lonnie, III 1
Harleston family 1
High School of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Howard University 1
Huff family 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jackson, Christine Osburn 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
James, Carrie, 1904-1974 1
James, Joseph C., Reverend, 1900-1976 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
King, Minerva 1
LaSaine, Mary Alice, 1886-1957 1
League of Allied Arts 1
League of Allied Arts of Charleston, South Carolina 1
Lewis, Aletha 1
Lonnie Hamilton Quintet (Musical group) 1
Lonnie Hamilton and the Ambassadors (Musical group) 1
Lonnie Hamilton and the Diplomats (Musical group) 1
Martin, Maxine Smith 1
McClennan, Alonzo, 1855-1912 1
McCottry-Smith, Cynthia 1
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