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100 Black Men of Charleston records

 Collection
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

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Identifier: Mss 1065-017
Abstract

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

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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

 Collection
Identifier: 0-00
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 1865-1955

Zig Boroughs papers

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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

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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

 Collection
Identifier: 00-000
Abstract

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 records and exhibit

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Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Rev. Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Rev. 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 wayward and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991

Lecque family papers

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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

Charlotte A. Myers collection

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Identifier: Mss 0213
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Charlotte A. Myers’ divorce from literary critic and poet Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Materials also relate to Caroline Griswold, a writer and Griswold’s daughter from his first marriage, who was raised by Myers. There are also daguerreotype portraits of Myers and Caroline Griswold and a commonplace book assembled by Myers. The papers also cover correspondence between Griswold’s grandchildren and Joy Bayless, author of the...
Dates: 1818-1943

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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 5
clippings (information artifacts) 5
African American children -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
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correspondence 4
photocopies 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
black-and-white negatives 3
black-and-white slides 3
African American churches 2
Bussum (Netherlands) 2
Charleston (S.C.) 2
Hidden children (Holocaust) -- Netherlands 2
Holocaust survivors -- Netherlands 2
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France 2
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Netherlands 2
Photographs 2
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 2
digital images 2
facsimiles (reproductions) 2
identity cards 2
memoirs 2
photographs 2
videocassettes 2
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
African American History Month 1
African American Methodists 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American men 1
African American universities and colleges 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 1
African American youth 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- Genealogy 1
African Americans -- History 1
African Americans -- Periodicals 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Religion 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
Aspet (France) 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- African American membership 1
Avery Tiger 1
Beverwijk (Netherlands) 1
Boards of directors 1
Bricklayers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Child care 1
Children 1
Children and adults -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 1
Children of freedmen 1
Children of same-sex parents -- South Carolina 1
Church music 1
Churches 1
Custody of children -- United States 1
Divorce -- United States 1
Education -- 19th century 1
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 1
Freedmen 1
Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South Carolina 1
Gay parents -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South Carolina 1
Gay rights -- South Carolina 1
Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South Carolina 1
Gays -- Violence against -- South Carolina 1
Gays in advertising -- South Carolina 1
Gurs (France) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) -- France 1
Historic buildings -- South Carolina -- Liberty Hill 1
Historic preservation -- South Carolina -- Liberty Hill 1
Historic sites -- South Carolina -- Liberty Hill 1
Holocaust survivors 1
Holocaust survivors -- France 1
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 1
Homophobia -- South Carolina 1
Internalized homophobia 1
Land titles -- Registration and transfer 1
Lesbians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South Carolina 1
Liberty Hill (S.C.) 1
Liberty Hill (S.C.) -- Church history 1
Liberty Hill (S.C.) -- History 1
Mentoring -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Netherlands 1
Nonprofit organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
Orphanages -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Orphans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Language
English 13
Dutch; Flemish 2
French 2
German 1
No linguistic content; Not applicable 1
 
Names
Avery Normal Institute 2
100 Black Men of America, Inc 1
100 Black Men of Charleston 1
Adkins, Diny K., 1938- 1
Alliance for Full Acceptance 1