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John C. Ruoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1027
Abstract John Carl Ruoff (born 1948) received a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976, specializing in social and cultural history of the 19th century American South. Starting in 1987, he has worked as Executive and then Research Director for South Carolina Fair Share, a civil rights advocacy group, providing statistical and demographic technical assistance and support to community groups. He has also provided policy analysis and advocacy on consumer, utility,...
Dates: 1972-2002

William "Bill" Saunders papers

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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

Miriam DeCosta Seabrook and Herbert U. Seabrook papers

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Identifier: AMN 1094
Abstract Miriam DeCosta Seabrook (1896-1992) was an African-American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1923, she married Dr. Herbert U. Seabrook (1884-1941), an African American physician who practiced medicine in Charleston. They had one son, Herbert U. Seabrook, Jr., who also became a physician.The collection includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, and other materials related to Miriam DeCosta Seabrook's education at Avery Institute and elsewhere, teaching...
Dates: 1882-1995

Lois A. Simms papers

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Identifier: AMN 1118
Abstract Lois A. Simms was born in Charleston, S.C. She was the 1937 class valedictorian at the Avery Normal Institute. Simms continued her education at Barber Scotia Junior College and later received a B.A. in English and Social Studies at Johnson C. Smith University in 1941. She completed her Master of Arts in Education at Howard University in 1954 and did postgraduate work at Syracuse University and The Citadel. Simms has taught at various schools in the Charleston, SC area including the Avery...
Dates: 1920-2003, undated

Slave pass for Grace

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Identifier: Mss 0034-111
Collection Overview

The document is a slave pass written by Isaac Riddell for an enslaved person named Grace. The pass gives Grace permission to sleep in Pattan's Lot from October 3, 1849 until January 3, 1850.

Dates: 1849 October 3

Slave passes for Mack and Ellack

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Identifier: Mss 0034-040
Collection Overview

The folder contains two slave passes written by Sarah H. Savage and dated 1843. One pass gives an enslaved person named Mack permission to sleep in Bedon's Alley. The other pass, which has been penned through, gives an enslaved person named Ellack permission to sleep in Stoll's alley for three months.

Dates: 1843, undated

Sherry A. Suttles collection of Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

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Identifier: AMN 1080
Abstract Sherry A. Suttles (1948-), an African-American, was a former government administrator, entrepreneur, and historian who established the Atlantic Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Atlantic Beach Historical Society (ABHS, 2001) in Horry County, South Carolina. Established in the 1930s, Atlantic Beach became a vacation mecca for African-Americans during segregation. The Atlantic Beach Company, comprised of physicians from North Carolina and South Carolina, expanded development from 1943 until...
Dates: 1929-2009; Majority of material found within 2001-2007

John Torrans letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

Gene Waddell stereograph collection of rice and cotton cultivation

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Identifier: Mss 0034-186
Abstract Collection consists of twelve stereographs of rice and cotton cultivation in South Carolina (including Georgetown, South Carolina); Savannah, Georgia; Louisiana; and Mississippi, compiled by Gene Waddell. A majority of the stereographs were produced by the Keystone View Company but the collection also includes stereographs produced by Underwood & Underwood, the Kilburn Brothers, and American Views. Stereograph images depict African Americans plowing, hoeing and flooding rice fields,...
Dates: 1879, 1904-1905

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 49
Special Collections 15
 
Subject
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
clippings (information artifacts) 9
correspondence 8
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 5
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 5
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 5
African American churches 4
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 4
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
administrative records 4
financial records 4
minutes (administrative records) 4
photographs 4
sermons 4
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African Americans -- History 3
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 3
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 3
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 3
diaries 3
photocopies 3
programs (documents) 3
scrapbooks 3
speeches (documents) 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
African American Episcopalians 2
African American History Month 2
African American band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American clergy -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American fraternal organizations 2
African American men -- Societies, etc. -- History -- 20th century 2
African American musicians -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
African American newspapers 2
African American physicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
African American youth 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Race relations 2
African Americans -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- To 1863 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Portraits 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Relations with Jews 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- History 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Segregation 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Social conditions -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 2
Architects -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Boards of directors 2
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Charleston (S.C.) 2
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 2
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
Church buildings 2
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Clothing and dress -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 2
Community organization 2
Discrimination in employment -- United States 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 2
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Mourning customs -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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Language
English 63
Creoles and pidgins, English-based 1
French 1
German 1
Latin 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 13
Avery Research Center 5
DeCosta family 4
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 3
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Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Harleston family 3
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 3
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Howard University 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 2
Benedict College 2
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 2
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 2
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Kinlaw family 2
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Owl's Whist Club 2
Powers, Bernard E., Jr. 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Allison, C. FitzSimons (Christopher FitzSimons), 1927- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston family 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
American Tobacco Company 1
American Views 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc 1
Association of Citizens' Councils of South Carolina 1
Atlanta University 1
Atlantic Beach Chamber of Commerce (Atlantic Beach, S.C.) 1
Atlantic Beach Company (Atlantic Beach, S.C.) 1
Atlantic Beach Historical Society (Atlantic Beach, S.C.) 1
Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Baker, Frazier B., -1898 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1869-1930 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
BikeFest (Atlantic Beach, S.C.) 1
Bishop England High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Grippon A. 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bronseaux, Anna Pierre Dart, 1896-1978 1
Bronseaux, Beverly 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Alphonso 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Butler, A. T. 1
Butler, Nathaniel 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Caffey family 1
Carolina Youth Development Center 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Carter, Rosalynn 1
Catholic Church. Diocese of Charleston (S.C.) 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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