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Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1031
Abstract The Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club was formed in 1916 under the direction of Jeannette Cox, wife of Avery Normal Institute principal Benjamin Cox. The club consisted of nineteen women members meeting to discuss literary works by such authors as W.E.B. DuBois, Carter G. Woodson and others. The club women also helped fulfill their mission to "lift as we climb" by taking an active role in Charleston's African American community by donating funds to such organizations as the YWCA,...
Dates: 1916-2011

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

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Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

South Carolina Rosenwald Schools collection

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Identifier: AMN 1152
Abstract The Rosenwald Schools Initiative was founded by Tuskegee Institute founder, Booker T. Washington and Sears and Roebuck Co. president, Julius Rosenwald in 1912. Washington saw the need to build schools for African Americans, particularly in rural areas across the South and Rosenwald was looking for a charitable opportunity to support and expressed interest in the plight of the Black community. Although Washington passed away in late 1915, the Rosenwald Fund went on to support the creation of...
Dates: 1912-2005, undated

Judge J. Waties and Elizabeth Waring papers

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Identifier: AMN 1033
Abstract Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968), a Charleston native and attorney became a Federal Judge in 1942. At the time of his divorce and remarriage in 1945 to Elizabeth A. Hoffman (1895-1966), he began to hand down more liberal decisions, such as equalizing the pay of black and white teachers and outlawing South Carolina's white-only Democratic Primary. He soon ruled that separate but equal was per se inequality. Because he and his wife socialized with African Americans and held...
Dates: approximately 1947-1964

Peter H. Wood papers

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Identifier: AMN 1131
Abstract Peter Hutchins Wood (1943-), is a American historian who authored, "Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion." Wood was a Humanities Officer for the Rockefeller Foundation before teaching Colonial American history at Duke University from 1975 to 2008, where he was named Professor Emertius of History. Wood wrote the original version of "Black Majority" as his PhD dissertation at Harvard University, which was published in 1974.The...
Dates: 1964-1974; Majority of material found within 1973-1974

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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 3
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African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 2
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African Americans -- Genealogy 2
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Bricklayers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
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Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 2
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Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
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Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American Methodists 1
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African American midwives -- South Carolina 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- History 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
African Americans in medicine -- South Carolina 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Archives 1
Avery Tiger 1
Boards of directors 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
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Charleston County (S.C.) 1
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Names
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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