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Owl's Whist Club records

Identifier: AMN 1091
Abstract The Owl's Whist Club was founded by sixteen African American men on February 14, 1914 in Charleston, South Carolina. The purpose of the club was to provide these men an opportunity to play cards, socialize, and discuss social issues. The Owl's Whist Club remains a social organization for professional African American men and is still active today.The collection documents the history of the Owl's Whist Club of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1924-1989. Materials include...
Dates: 1924-1989

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  • Subject: African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History -- 20th century X