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Jenkins Orphanage papers

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Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Kipnis family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1034-008
Collection Overview Includes ephemera and clippings related to the Kipnis and Sokol families. Contains a business card (ca. 1950s) from J. Sokol Furniture House (563 King St.) and note (1992) typed on Morris Sokol Furniture (510 King) letterhead; also Dr. Kipnis's "certified pharmacist" patch (1970s). Clippings re. development and growth of pharmaceutical profession in the South Carolina low country (1976) and interview article re. Dr. Kipnis's career as a Charleston pharmacist (1986). Also invitation and...
Dates: approximately 1950, 1976, 1986, 1992, 1998

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