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Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

William Saxon Wilson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 3
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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African American physicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 2
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 2
Teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
programs (documents) 2
Abolitionists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American History Month 1
African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American business enterprises 1
African American churches 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American elementary schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American families -- South Carolina 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American men 1
African American newspapers 1
African American photographers 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American slaveholders 1
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American universities and colleges 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Intellectual life 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American youth 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- Periodicals 1
African Americans -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Social conditions -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Ambassadors -- Liberia 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- African American membership 1
Boards of directors 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Cemeteries -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Charleston Neck (S.C.) 1
Child care 1
Children 1
Church music 1
Churches 1
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Civil rights workers -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
Free African Americans -- Social conditions 1
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1
Free blacks 1
Fugitive slave law (1850) 1
Fugitive slaves -- United States 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Genealogy 1
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
Paper money -- Confederate States of America 1
Plantations -- Georgia 1
Porters -- Labor unions -- United States -- History 1
Pullman porters -- Photographs 1
Pullman porters -- United States -- History 1
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Names
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 3
Avery Research Center 3
DeCosta family 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Craft family 1
Craft, Ellen 1
Craft, William 1
Crum family 1
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 1
Crump family 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
Davis, Vicki Lorraine 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
Deweese family 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 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
Harleston family 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Holloway, James H. (James Harrison), 1849-1913 1
Howard University 1
Immaculate Conception High School (Charleston, SC) 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Kelly family 1
Kelly, Anna D., 1913-2007 1
Kinlaw family 1
Kinloch family 1
Laing Elementary School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing High School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing Normal and Industrial School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Minor's Moralist Society 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Morris, Jeanne 1
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pullman Company 1
Purcell, Mae Holloway, 1891-1982 1
Seabrook family 1
Seabrook, Amerintha Alston, 1852-1922 1
Seabrook, Herbert U., Jr., 1924-1970 1
Seabrook, Herbert U., Sr., 1884-1941 1
Seabrook, Kenneth 1
Seabrook, Miriam DeCosta, 1896-1992 1
Talladega College 1
United States (Title of work: Fugitive slave law (1850).) 1
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 1
Wilson, Etta Winds, 1907-1995 1
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 1
Wilson, William Saxon, 1893-1982 1
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