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100 Black Men of Charleston records

Identifier: AMN 1085
Abstract 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc., established in 1996, is a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America, a national organization that dedicates time and financial assistance to programs and facilities that assist youth in communities of particular need. Many programs implemented by the organization involve mentoring and education. The collection consists of materials relating to the establishment, operation, and development of 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. Administrative records include...
Dates: 1995-2008

Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins photographs

Identifier: Mss 1065-017

Pre- and post-World War II photographs of Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins, a Dutch Jew born in 1938 in Bussum, Netherlands, who, as a child, was hidden during World War II. Photographs show Krant and her family and friends in the Netherlands, including her grandparents, parents, and other family members.

Dates: 1938-2000

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

Avery School Memorabilia collection

Identifier: AMN 1159
Abstract The Avery School Memorabilia collection contains documents that pertain to the activities at the Avery Normal Institute. These items include programs from musical and dramatic performances given by the students, commencements, invitations, dance cards and other memorabilia from extra-curricula activities. It also includes some copies of the Avery yearbook and student newspaper. Portions of this collection are available digitally on the College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital Library...
Dates: approximately 1865-2005 ; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1954

Zig Boroughs papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-040
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, memoirs, and other papers of Zig Boroughs, an American soldier who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. Two memoirs are included: one written by Edith Jakobs, a Jewish native of Germany who was liberated by members of Boroughs's unit while in hiding in the Netherlands; the other by Werner "Tom" Angress, also a Jewish native of Germany, who enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an interrogator with Boroughs's...
Dates: 1984-2008

Charleston County Black School Directory records

Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

Donald Fraser papers

Identifier: 00-000

In the 1940s, Donald Fraser attended the Avery Normal Institute, as had his brother, James, as well as his father, aunt and uncles. Before that, Fraser attended Immaculate Conception School. This collection contains items related to the Avery Normal Institute and Immaculate Conception School, including report cards and tuition receipts.

Dates: 1940-1950

Jenkins Orphanage papers

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

Lecque family papers

Identifier: AMN 1115
Abstract The Lecque family of Liberty Hill, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of farmers and brickmasons. The family was one of the founding families of the Liberty Hill community (in North Charleston), which was established by Freedmen circa 1864-1867 along the railroad tracks to Mixon Avenue and along Montague Avenue. In 1871, William Lecque along with three other African American men (Ismael Grant, Aaron Middleton, and Plenty Lecque) established the oldest church in...
Dates: 1941-1990, 1997

Ludwig Lewisohn papers

Identifier: Mss 0028
Collection Overview Papers document mostly Lewisohn's friendship and early homosexual love affair with poet George Sylvester Viereck and Lewisohn's later marriage to Edna Manley. Correspondence (1903-1955) between Lewisohn and Viereck is mostly on literary matters; but early holograph poems by Lewisohn refer to their love affair. Other poems include printed and typescript copies and his English translations of some poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.Most of the collection documents the relationship of...
Dates: 1903-1980s; Majority of material found within 1940s

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Charleston Pride Festival, Inc. 1
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Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 1
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Jervey, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehon), 1859-1947 1
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Lewisohn, Edna, 1908- 1
Lewisohn, James 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Lewisohn, Thelma Spear 1
Melnick, Ralph 1
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 1
Myers, Charlotte 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Paerl family 1
Perdix, Elizabeth 1
Redman-Gress, Warren 1
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 1
Schiller, Hugo, 1931- 1
Semel, Vera Nathans, 1943- 1
Smith, Charlie 1
South Carolina Equality Coalition 1
Synnestvedt, Alice Resch, 1908- 1
Taylor, Francine Ajzensztark, 1928- 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962 1
We Are Family (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 1
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