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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

Aiken Jewish community collection

Identifier: Mss 1042
Collection Overview Mostly photocopied material chronicling the history of the Jewish community in Aiken, South Carolina, including the Adath (Adas) Yeshurun Synagogue. The scrapbooks are divided into six sections, which are arranged in original order. The Adath Yeshurun Synagogue section contains newspaper articles (1980s-1990s) re. history of synagogue, 70th anniversary program (1991), color photograph (1995) of board members, copies of real estate documents (1923-1925) for original acquisition of property,...
Dates: 1923-1995; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

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

Saul Alexander papers

Identifier: Mss 1030
Collection Overview Collection includes bound account and inventory ledgers, cancelled checks, check registers, correspondence, photograph, ephemera, and electrocardiograph chart. Collection contains business records (1914-1925) from The Saul Alexander Dry Goods Store in Summerville, South Carolina. Eleven bound volumes include an account ledger (1914-1919) organized by name of vendor; six inventory ledgers (1915-1925), each lists type of merchandise, quantity in stock, and price; expense ledger (1922-1924)...
Dates: 1914-1937

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

Dora Altman collection

Identifier: Mss 1006
Collection Overview Includes photographs, photocopies, correspondence, address books, autograph books, and ephemera. Collection consists of material related to Dora Altman's immediate family and relatives, including obituaries and family genealogy notes. Also included are a personal autograph book (1920s) and several address and memo pads with notes on family birthdays and death dates. Material of the related Brown family consists of correspondence and publications (1980s-1990s). Collection includes candid...
Dates: circa 1880-1998

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

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Charleston Naval Shipyard 6
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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 5
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 5
DeCosta family 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Raisin, Rachel M. 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 5
Weinberg family 5
Alliance for Full Acceptance 4
Avery Research Center 4
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 4
Clyburn, James 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Harby family 4
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Moïse, Penina 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Tobias, Thomas J. 4
United States. Works Progress Administration 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 3
Allen University 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
American Missionary Association 3
B'nai B'rith 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Breibart, Solomon 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown family 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Charleston County School District 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston family 3
Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Howard University 3
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 3
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 3
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Lazar family 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Medical University of South Carolina 3
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 3
Moïse family 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
Pearlstine family 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
Rosenberg, Anita M. 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 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
Aiken, William Martin, 1855-1908 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Altman family 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
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