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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

George Smith Adams papers

Identifier: Mss 0174

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Nathan S. Addlestone papers

Identifier: Mss 1127

Scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, programs, newsletters, and reports pertaining to Nathan Addlestone, a Charleston businessman who founded several scrap metal businesses, including Steelmet, Incorporated and Addlestone International Corporation. He was also very active in philanthropy, particularly pertaining to education.

Dates: circa 1910-2009

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

William Martin Aiken papers

Identifier: Mss 0002

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

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

Anderson Sisterhood minutes book

Identifier: Mss 1034-101

Original and photocopied monthly meeting minutes book of the Anderson Sisterhood of Temple B'nai Israel located in Anderson, South Carolina. The Anderson Sisterhood was affiliated with the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, now known as Women of Reform Judaism, and helped to raise funds for rabbinic scholarships and charities including the American Red Cross and the Hebrew Orphan's Home in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1931-1939

Sam Appel athletic patches and ephemera

Identifier: Mss 1034-096

This collection includes athletic patches and other ephemera of Samuel Appel (1929-), a Charleston, South Carolina, native. Materials relate to Appel's participation in the Charleston Jewish Community Center, the Boy Scouts of America, and Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA).

Dates: circa 1944-1951

Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture papers

Identifier: AMN 1104
Abstract The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture was founded in 1978 by a group of Avery alumnae and other interested persons in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Its mission was to rescue the Avery Normal School buildings and to develop an archive and museum for preserving African American history and culture of the South Carlina Lowcountry. Working with the College of Charleston, the property on Bull Street was acquired and, in 1985, the Avery Research Center for African...
Dates: 1978-2000

Avery Normal Institute records

Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

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Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
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Alliance for Full Acceptance 4
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Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
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South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
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Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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Allen University 3
American Missionary Association 3
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Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
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Charleston County School District 3
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Harby family 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston family 3
Howard University 3
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
Levy family 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Medical University of South Carolina 3
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 3
Moïse, Penina 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 3
United States. Congress. House 3
United States. Navy 3
We Are Family (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 2
Benedict College 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Beth Israel Congregation (Florence, S.C.) 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Bradbury, Rachael Bowman 2
Breibart, Solomon 2
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Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 2
Brown, Millicent E. 2
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Caffey family 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Carolina Art Association 2
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 2
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