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Dr. Dewey M. Duckett, Sr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1040
Collection Overview The collection contains three series. The first series consists of correspondence mainly regarding civil rights. The second series contains writings, speeches, and lectures related to Duckett's position as a doctor, civil rights activist, and member of the Council on Human Relatoins. The third series addresses duckett's affiliations such as the Palmetto Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, the S.C. Commission on Civil Rights, and the Practical Nursing Program. It also includes...
Dates: 1949-1989; Majority of material found within 1952-1964

Herb Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

Graves family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1081
Abstract The Graves family of Charleston, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of educators and Avery Institute graduates. James R. B. Graves, Jr. (1883-1969), a Pullman porter and union member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, married Rose Laura Winds (1890-1978) in 1915. Together, they raised five children: J. Michael, Pauline, Annette, Robert, and Eugene. J. Michael Graves (1915-1996), a Class of 1932 graduate of the Avery Institute, was an educator and...
Dates: 1884-2004

Isabelle Smalls Griffin papers

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Identifier: 00-00000
Abstract

This collection contains transcripts of speeches, programs and other memorabilia from Avery Normal Institute (1940s) and Baptist Hill High School (1960-1985).

Dates: approximately 1945-1985

Cambridge Jenkins collection

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Identifier: 30031
Abstract Cambridge Jenkins, Jr., joined the Charleston Police Department in 1950, becoming one of the first African American policemen in the Department. With a promotion in 1955 he became the first African- American detective on that force. He joined the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) in 1961. Detective Jenkins later returned to the Charleston Police Department until 1963. He was appointed as the first minority United State Deputy Marshall for the Southeastern District of South Carolina. He...
Dates: 1926 - 1994

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

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Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

Jenkins Orphanage papers

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Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend 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 destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Anna D. Kelly papers

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Identifier: AMN 1083
Abstract Anna D. Kelly (1913-2007) is known for her efforts to connect Lowcountry African Americans with the Highlander Folk School, most notably recruiting Septima Clark. A graduate of the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, Kelly was a charter member of the Avery Institute of African American History and Culture. She then played a crucial role in establishment of the Avery Research Center.The collection includes personal papers and photographs related to Anna D. Kelly...
Dates: 1930s-1999

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

Jane and William Pease papers

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Identifier: AMN 1019
Abstract Jane H. Pease (born 1929) and William H. Pease (born 1924), professors emeritus from the the University of Maine, Orono, and former associate professors at the College of Charleston, wrote numerous books and articles on abolition, slavery, the history of Charleston, and many other topics.The collection consists of research material created and collected by the Peases for numerous projects. The materials document the enslaved and free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, national...
Dates: 1804-1992

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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- History 1
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Avery Normal Institute 9
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 4
Avery Research Center 3
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
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Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Hampton Institute 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 2
Waring, Elizabeth 2
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Alexander, Camille D. 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture. Board of Directors 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Briggs, Harry, -1986 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County (S.C.). Police Department 1
Charleston County School District 1
Childs, St. Julien Ravenel, 1897-1983 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
College of Charleston 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
DeReef family 1
Deweese family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1900-1964 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1929-2012 1
Elgin Association 1
Elgin Society 1
Elliott, R. W. 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Graves family 1
Graves, Eugene 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
Graves, James R. B., 1883-1969 1
Graves, Pauline 1
Graves, Robert Blackburne 1
Graves, Rose L., 1890-1978 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins family 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Cambridge, Jr. 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Kelly family 1
Kelly, Anna D., 1913-2007 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
King, William, 1812-1895 1
Laing Elementary School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing High School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing Normal and Industrial School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
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