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Ethyl R. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1006
Abstract Ethyl R. Brown (1902-1997) was an African-American beautician, cosmetology instructor, and beauty shop owner in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection includes certificates, awards, photographs, and other documents related to Ethyl Brown's professional and social activities as well as her family. Certificates include a 1945 teaching certificate by South Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners. There are also several photographs by Walter Boags, an African-American...
Dates: approximately 1930-1991

Septima P. Clark papers

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Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Gracie B. Dobbins papers

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Identifier: AMN 1075
Abstract Gracie B. Dobbins (1905-2001) was an African American school teacher. She was born Gracie Lee Burns in 1905 and graduated Avery Institute in 1924 with a teaching certificate. She later married a Mr. Dobbins and taught at Minnie Hughes Elementary School on Yonges Island and possibly elsewhere. She served as Chairman of Annual Appeal of Dimes for the City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs in the 1960s. Dobbins died in Charleston in 2001.The collection contains materials related...
Dates: 1924-1986; Majority of material found within 1965-1986

Lucille Roper Edwards papers

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Identifier: AMN 1143
Abstract Lucille Roper Edwards (1924-) worked as an African-American elementary schoolteacher teaching second graders in the Miami, Florida area for forty-seven years. Originally from Cordesville, South Carolina, Roper Edwards attended the Berkeley Training School (Moncks Corner, 1938), and the Avery Normal Institute (1940-1942).The majority of the collection holds Roper Edwards' lesson plans written when she was a second grade teacher at Poinciana Park Elementary School, Dade County,...
Dates: 1942-1994, undated; Majority of material found within 1961-1985

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

Lois A. Simms papers

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Identifier: AMN 1118
Abstract Lois A. Simms was born in Charleston, S.C. She was the 1937 class valedictorian at the Avery Normal Institute. Simms continued her education at Barber Scotia Junior College and later received a B.A. in English and Social Studies at Johnson C. Smith University in 1941. She completed her Master of Arts in Education at Howard University in 1954 and did postgraduate work at Syracuse University and The Citadel. Simms has taught at various schools in the Charleston, SC area including the Avery...
Dates: 1920-2003, undated

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Avery Normal Institute 3
Allen University 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
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African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, 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
Buist Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dobbins, Gracie B., 1905-2001 1
Edwards, Lucille Roper, 1924- 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Hamilton, Lonnie, III 1
High School of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lonnie Hamilton Quintet (Musical group) 1
Lonnie Hamilton and the Ambassadors (Musical group) 1
Lonnie Hamilton and the Diplomats (Musical group) 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Poinciana Park Elementary School (Miami, Fla.) 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Simms, Lois Averetta 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Spoleto Festival U.S.A 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
Zion-Olivet United Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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