Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

Holloway family scrapbook

Identifier: AMN 1065
Abstract James Harrison Holloway, compiler of the family scrapbook, collected materials in the early twentieth century to preserve a record of his family’s legacy as free prominent African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, from their arrival in the late eighteenth century. In the wake of Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow, Holloway, whose vocations ranged between preacher, postmaster, and harness maker, sought to assert his family's legacy against the economic, social, and political...
Dates: 1776-1977, undated

Henry Laurens Pinckney warrant

Identifier: Mss 0034-015
Collection Overview

This collection contains a single warrant issued by Henry L. Pinckney, Collector of the general tax for the parishes of St. Philip's and St. Michael's, to James S. Shingler, Sheriff of Charleston District, authorizing the arrest of the free black, Maria Louisa Silvanneau, of Charleston, for failure to pay the capitation tax of $2.77. Includes handwritten note of disposition.

Dates: 1849

Filtered By

  • Subject: African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century X
  • Subject: Taxation -- South Carolina -- Charleston X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Special Collections 1
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 1
African American business enterprises 1
African American slaveholders 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1