Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 3 of 3

Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

L. Mendel Rivers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0094
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, political files, and committee files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress from 1955 to 1962 with topics including the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs invasion, Civil Rights, public school desegregation, and the United States Armed Services and defense programs. Also...
Dates: 1940-1962; Majority of material found within 1957-1962

Bernice Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

Filtered By

  • Subject: Civil rights X
  • Subject: Civil rights -- United States X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Special Collections 2
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 1
 
Subject
clippings (information artifacts) 2
correspondence 2
African American politicians 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States 1
African Americans -- Education 1
∨ more
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Authors with disabilities -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States 1
Cold War 1
Cuba -- History -- Invasion, 1961 1
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 1
Day care centers -- South Carolina -- Yonges Island 1
Disability awareness -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Edisto Island 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Wadmalaw Island 1
Fisheries -- United States 1
Functional literacy -- United States 1
Lawyers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Legislators -- United States 1
Merchant mariners -- United States 1
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States 1
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. 1
People with disabilities, Writings of, American 1
School integration -- United States 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Southern States -- Race relations 1
Speeches 1
United States -- Armed Forces 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Voter registration -- Southern States 1
World politics -- 1945-1989 1
audiocassettes 1
bills (legislative records) 1
booklets 1
certificates 1
color photographs 1
compact discs 1
congressional committee records 1
congressional committee reports 1
diplomas 1
files (document groupings) 1
legislative records 1
memorandums 1
periodicals 1
personal correspondence 1
photocopies 1
videocassettes 1
∧ less
 
Names
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Clyburn, James 1