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Avery photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

J.R. Bonds papers

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Identifier: AMN 1082
Abstract J. R. Bonds (1904-1992) was an African-American educator from South Carolina. In 1946, Bonds was selected as the Supervisor of Schools for Cooper River School District Four. In 1950, the Six Mile High School was officially renamed Bonds-Wilson High in honor of J. R. Bonds and John T. Wilson. J. R.'s wife, Lacy Campbell Bonds (1910-1973), was a registered nurse and secretary at Bonds-Wilson High School.The collection contains programs, photographs, correspondence, newspapers and...
Dates: 1925-1986

Millicent E. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1003
Abstract Millicent Ellison Brown (b. 1948) is an educator and civil rights activist. Born in Charleston to MaeDe and J. Arthur Brown, local and state president of NAACP (1955-1965), Brown, in 1963, replaced her older sister Minerva as the primary plaintiff in a NAACP-sponsored lawsuit (Millicent Brown vs. Charleston County School District #20).The collection consists of personal and professional documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Millicent Brown's experience...
Dates: 1949-2003

Frank Augustus DeCosta papers

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Identifier: AMN 1106
Abstract Frank Augustus DeCosta (1910-1972) was an African-American educator, administrator and scholar born in Charleston, South Carolina. In a career that spanned four decades, DeCosta served as a teacher and principal of two high schools, supervisor and chairman of an education department, director of instruction and of student teaching, foreign service statistical officer, and organizing dean of two graduate schools.The collection includes correspondence, research notes, essays,...
Dates: 1847-2000; Majority of material found within 1940-1972

Graves family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1081
Abstract The Graves family of Charleston, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of educators and Avery Institute graduates. James R. B. Graves, Jr. (1883-1969), a Pullman porter and union member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, married Rose Laura Winds (1890-1978) in 1915. Together, they raised five children: J. Michael, Pauline, Annette, Robert, and Eugene. J. Michael Graves (1915-1996), a Class of 1932 graduate of the Avery Institute, was an educator and...
Dates: 1884-2004

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

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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
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Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American college teachers 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American universities and colleges 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
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African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
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Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- South Carolina 1
Literacy tests (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Political action committees -- South Carolina 1
Porters -- Labor unions -- United States -- History 1
Pullman porters -- Photographs 1
Pullman porters -- United States -- History 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 1
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Avery Normal Institute 3
Avery Research Center 2
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1