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Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

W. Melvin Brown, Jr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1119
Abstract William Melvin Brown, Jr. was born on February 19, 1934 in Charleston, South Carolina to William and Eva Taylor Brown. He graduated from Immaculate Conception High School and received a BS in Science from South Carolina State College. Brown later acquired a Master of Science from Atlanta University, a MBA from Webster College, and an Advanced Studies degree from Boston University. Brown married Juanita Washington, also a Charleston native and high school science teacher, on June 4, 1960....
Dates: 1951-2005

Coards Studio photographs and records

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Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Gadsden Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

Goldberg family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1051
Abstract Papers of the Goldberg (a.k.a. Gelbart or Geldbart) family of Mogielnica, Poland, and Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes photographs of family members in Poland and South Carolina; a brief family history; and correspondence (1920s-1930s) between family members in Mogielnica and brothers Gershon (George Goldberg) and Yisroel (Israel Geldbart) in Charleston. Also included are two memorial photograph albums that chronicle Moshe Yidel Gelbart's funeral procession in Mogielnica...
Dates: 1902-1953

Harleston Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1014
Abstract The original Harleston Funeral Home was established in Charleston, South Carolina in 1901 by Edwin G. Captain Harleston (1854-1931) and his brother, Robert Harleston (1846-1915), under the name Harleston Brothers Funeral Home. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Harleston Funeral Home Papers consist of 17 volumes which document the deceased, customers, and funeral expenses. They are organized into three series. The Funeral...
Dates: 1900-1976

Mickey Funeral Home papers

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Identifier: AMN 1021
Abstract The Mickey Funeral Home was established in Charleston, South Carolina in 1894 by Edward Mickey (1850-1899). At his death, Edwin G. Harleston (1854-1931), brother of Edward Mickey's wife, Hannah Harleston Mickey (1848-1928), took over the firm until the two Mickey sons, Richard Harleston Mickey (1889-1934) and Edward Crum Mickey (1883-1965), became of age. In 1901, Edward Crum Mickey learned the trade and worked with Edwin G. Harleston at the funeral home. The company split in 1913; the...
Dates: 1906-1934

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 7
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Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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African American families -- South Carolina 2
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American musicians -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Portraits 2
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 2
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
Clothing and dress -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 2
Funeral rites and ceremonies 2
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Mourning customs -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Portrait photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Undertakers and undertaking -- Equipment and supplies 2
Weddings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
correspondence 2
programs (documents) 2
African American Muslims -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American Muslims -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American bankers 1
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American clergy -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American clergy -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American entertainers -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American entertainers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American freemasons -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American freemasons -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American newspapers 1
African American photographers 1
African Americans -- 20th century -- Portraits 1
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 1
Black-and-white photography 1
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Church musicians -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
Church musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Color photography 1
Death -- Pictorial works 1
Debutantes -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
Debutantes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Defense industries -- South Carolina 1
Families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 1
Genealogy 1
Jewish families -- Poland 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina 1
Jewish funeral rites and ceremonies -- Poland -- Mogielnica 1
Mogielnica (Warsaw, Poland) -- Social life and customs 1
Photographs 1
Political participation 1
Postmortem photography -- United States -- 20th century 1
Racially mixed people -- United States 1
Scholarships 1
Traffic accidents -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis 1
Undertakers and undertaking -- United States 1
Youth -- Counseling of 1
account books 1
appointment books 1
certificates 1
charters 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
diaries 1
diplomas 1
greeting cards 1
identity cards 1
ledgers (account books) 1
licenses 1
obituaries 1
pamphlets 1
passports 1
photocopies 1
photograph albums 1
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Language
Hebrew 1
Yiddish 1
 
Names
Harleston Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Harleston family 2
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 2
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 2
Mickey Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Mickey family 2
Mickey, Hannah Harleston, 1848-1928 2
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Atlanta University 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Grippon A. 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Juanita Elizabeth Washington, 1938-2006 1
Brown, W. Melvin, Jr., 1934-1994 1
Clemson University. Board of Visitors 1
Coards Studio 1
Coards, Joseph 1
Coards, Rachel 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1964 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Eugene Gadsden Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gadsden Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gadsden, Eugene, 1866-1928 1
Gadson family 1
Gelbart family 1
Gelbart, Moshe Yidel, 1897-1935 1
Geldbart family 1
Geldbart, Israel 1
Geldbart, Ralph G., 1924-2011 1
Goldberg family 1
Goldberg, Charles S. 1
Goldberg, George, 1906-1978 1
Goldberg, Harriet L. 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Harleston, Robert, 1846-1915 1
Humane Brotherhood Association 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Johnson, Eugenia Duncan, 1931- 1
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company 1
Mickey, Edward Crum 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
North Carolina National Bank 1
Peoples Federation Bank (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Scharff, Helene Goldberg 1
South Carolina Public Service Authority 1
South Carolina State College 1
Talladega College 1
Voorhees College 1
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 1
Williams, Henry, active 1918 1
Williams, Isaiah, 1904- 1
YMCA of Greater Charleston 1
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