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Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Friendly Moralist Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1009
Abstract The Friendly Moralist Society was a benevolent society, established in Charleston SC, 1838 for free men of mulatto or mixed race. The group served the community by providing burial aid, purchasing plots and assisting during funerals, for those in need. The organization also worked to provide charitable assistance to needy widows and orphans of deceased members. Each member was entitled to certain rights of membership, namely financial assistance in times of illness or financial strain. Among...
Dates: 1841-1856

Friendly Union Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1122
Abstract The Friendly Union Society was formed in Charleston in 1813. It consisted of a membership of no more than fifty men and no less than five. It was formed for the relief of orphans and widows in the community; and to provide for the general welfare of the community as a whole. It also served as a burial society; providing a place for interment, as well as tending and upkeep of the cemetery. This society remained in Charleston in varying degrees of activity through 1981. The collection consists...
Dates: 1889-1981, undated

Humane and Friendly Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1114
Abstract The Humane and Friendly Society was a benevolent society of free African American men in Charleston, South Carolina. The Society served as a way to provide for widows, orphaned children, a burial place for its members, and it also arranged apprenticeships and educational opportunities for African American men.The collection consists of administrative materials of the Humane and Friendly Society including meeting minutes, correspondence, and membership lists. Topics of discussion...
Dates: 1934-1966, 1981

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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
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Avery Normal Institute 1
Avery Research Center 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1