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Bernice Robinson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

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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Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
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Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
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Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
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Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
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United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
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Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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