Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

J. Arthur Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

William "Bill" Saunders papers

 Collection
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

Filtered By

  • Subject: African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston X
  • Subject: Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American civil rights workers -- United States 1
African American political activists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American radio stations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
∨ more  
Names
Avery Normal Institute 1
Brown family 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1