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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

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

South Carolina Rosenwald Schools collection

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Identifier: AMN 1152
Abstract The Rosenwald Schools Initiative was founded by Tuskegee Institute founder, Booker T. Washington and Sears and Roebuck Co. president, Julius Rosenwald in 1912. Washington saw the need to build schools for African Americans, particularly in rural areas across the South and Rosenwald was looking for a charitable opportunity to support and expressed interest in the plight of the Black community. Although Washington passed away in late 1915, the Rosenwald Fund went on to support the creation of...
Dates: 1912-2005, undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 23
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 6
African Americans -- Education 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 4
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 3
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 3
African American college teachers 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
Civil rights workers -- United States 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Political action committees -- South Carolina 2
Southern States -- Race relations 2
annual reports 2
photocopies 2
programs (documents) 2
Africa -- Periodicals 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American civil rights workers -- United States 1
African American college students 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American midwives -- South Carolina 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American politicians 1
African American school administrators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- James Island 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American teachers -- Training of -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- James Island 1
African Americans -- Museums 1
African Americans -- Politics and government 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Race relations 1
African Americans -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Segregation 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
Archives 1
Avery Tiger 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
Boards of directors 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States 1
College students -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Day care centers -- South Carolina -- Yonges Island 1
Denmark (S.C.) -- History 1
Education -- South Carolina -- James Island 1
Education -- 19th century 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Edisto Island 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Wadmalaw Island 1
Education, Secondary -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 9
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 5
Avery Research Center 4
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 4
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
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Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 3
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 3
Voorhees College 3
Allen University 2
American Missionary Association 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Charleston County School District 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
College of Charleston 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture. Board of Directors 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Butler, A. T. 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Clyburn, James 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1969 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Florida State University 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia for the Aid and Elevation of the Freedmen 1
Gadsden Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gadsden, Eugene, 1866-1928 1
Gadson family 1
Graves family 1
Graves, Eugene 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
Graves, James R. B., 1883-1969 1
Graves, Pauline 1
Graves, Robert Blackburne 1
Graves, Rose L., 1890-1978 1
Guilford College 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Hampton Institute 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
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