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Reverend John T. Enwright papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Dates: 1884-1975

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

 Collection
Identifier: AMN-1173
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: 1946-1994

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

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Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

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

John C. Ruoff papers

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Identifier: AMN 1027
Abstract John Carl Ruoff (born 1948) received a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976, specializing in social and cultural history of the 19th century American South. Starting in 1987, he has worked as Executive and then Research Director for South Carolina Fair Share, a civil rights advocacy group, providing statistical and demographic technical assistance and support to community groups. He has also provided policy analysis and advocacy on consumer, utility,...
Dates: 1972-2002

William "Bill" Saunders papers

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Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004

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

Southern Committee to Free All Political Prisoners papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-167
Collection Overview This collection consists of 5 documents related to the Southern Committee to Free All Political Prisoners. The first document is dated December 1973 and contains a description of cases and events used to build support for the Southern Committee to Free All Political Prisoners; the second sheet contains a petition to free Thomas Wansley. The second document, entitled "People's petition demanding justice for the Attica indictees," contains a list of grievances against Attica Prison; on the...
Dates: 1972-1973

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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 7
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- Civil rights 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century 3
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African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 3
Civil rights movements -- United States 3
Hospitals -- Employees -- Labor unions -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Political action committees -- South Carolina 3
African American civil rights workers -- United States 2
African American college teachers 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African Americans -- Education 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- Politics and government 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 2
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Civil rights 2
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Civil rights workers -- United States 2
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 2
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 2
School integration -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 2
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 2
Southern States -- Race relations 2
United States -- Race relations 2
Africa -- Periodicals 1
African American Congregationalists 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American civil rights workers 1
African American civil rights workers -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African American college students 1
African American dentists 1
African American labor union members -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American police -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- Biography 1
African American political activists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American politicians 1
African American radio stations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American religious leaders 1
African American stevedores -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 21st century 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women teachers 1
African American youth 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill -- History 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Race relations 1
African Americans -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social life and customs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans in medicine -- South Carolina 1
Apportionment (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Bamberg County (S.C.) -- History 1
Black nationalism 1
Black people -- Congresses 1
Black people -- Periodicals 1
Black power -- United States 1
Black race -- Congresses 1
Boycotts -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 1
Bridge clubs 1
Bus lines -- South Carolina 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Awards Act of 1976 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. 1
Civil rights lawyers -- South Carolina 1
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Greenwood 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Miscellanea 1
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- South Carolina 1
College students -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century 1
Community development 1
Community health services -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Community health services -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
Community organization 1
Constitutional law -- South Carolina 1
Courts -- South Carolina 1
Credit unions 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Day care centers -- South Carolina -- Yonges Island 1
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Names
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 3
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference 3
Voorhees College 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Allen University 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Brown family 2
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Brown, MaeDe E. M., 1918-2012 2
Brown, Millicent E. 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
International Longshoremen's Association 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
Moultrie, Mary, 1943-2015 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Saunders, William, 1935- 2
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 2
Waring, Elizabeth 2
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
Alexander, Camille D. 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina 1
American Indian Movement 1
American Tobacco Company 1
Attica Prison 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Avery Research Center 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Carter, Rosalynn 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County (S.C.). Police Department 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Clyburn, James 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
College of Charleston. Library 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Cottonreader, R. B. 1
Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970 1
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- 1
Derfner, Armand 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1900-1964 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1929-2012 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Estes, Steve, 1972- 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fink, Leon, 1948- 1
Florida State University 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Guilford College 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Harvard University 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Howard University 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
International Longshoremen's Association. Local 1422 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jefferson, Jessie 1
Jenkins family 1
Jenkins, Cambridge, Jr. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
McCord, William M. (William Mellen), 1907-1996 1
Medical College of South Carolina (1952-1969) 1
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